With the English Premier League title won, the Champions League placings just about confirmed and only three league games to go, attention has well and truly turned to the summer’s transfer news.
Chelsea may have claimed the league title but Jose Mourinho is keen to improve the attacking options within his squad.
Elsewhere, the rest of the league simply seem to be trying to strengthen in order to catch Mourinho’s men.
Reports suggest Chelsea are hopeful striker Mauro Icardi will reject a new contract at Inter Milan to join them in the summer
The London Evening Standard report Chelsea are prepared to pay a transfer fee of £22m for the Argentine, while Italian news outlet Sport Mediaset report the Blues have already made the offer for the striker.
Chelsea have declared an interest in Barcelona’s Pedro, according to the Daily Mail.
The paper reports the Stamford Bridge club were made aware of his availability earlier this year and will now look to bring him to London. The Spaniard has struggled to break into the Barca team due to the form of attacking trio Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar.
Italian media outlet Tuttomercatoweb also believe Chelsea are looking to sign a flair player from La Liga… however, they believe that man is Atletico Madrid winger Antoine Griezmann.
French international Griezmann currently has a £43million buyout clause in his contract but with Atletico trying to tie him down to a new deal with a larger release clause, it is reported he is considering rejecting the deal in favour of a move to Stamford Bridge.
Reports in Italy suggest Manchester United will beat Newcastle to the signing of Anderlecht striker Aleksandar Mitrović.
It had been reported that the Belgian club had accepted a £15million bid from Newcastle for their Serbian striker, however, Tutto Mercato Web believe that Manchester United will beat their Premier League rivals to the signing and sign the powerful forward as a replacement for Radamel Falcao.
Liverpool have reportedly joined the growing number of clubs looking to sign former Newcastle midfielder Yohan Cabaye and could offer £10million for the Paris St Germain man.
Talksport report that Brendan Rodgers sees Cabaye as an ideal replacement for Steven Gerrard, when the club captain leaves for America this summer.
Chris Ramsey will be kept on as Queens Park Rangers manager, with details on his new contract set to be announced at the end of the season, according to Sky Sports News.
Sunderland will attempt to sign Manchester City defender Micah Richards, currently on loan at Fiorentina, this summer.
The Sunderland Echo reports that Sunderland will try to reinforce their defence with a move for Richards, who will be available on a free this summer.