Thomas Tuchel has hinted he could give his squad the final say on who Chelsea sign this summer.
The German coach has said it is imperative the players are comfortable with any new arrivals, and may canvas his squad for their opinions on targets.
“I spoke to a conductor in Germany and he told me that once in his orchestra he had to find a new musician,” Tuchel said, according to the Star. “He picks three maybe that he likes as a replacement, but the final decision is made through the orchestra. We had a long discussion about this.”
Eintracht Frankfurt are ready to sell reported Manchester United target Andre Silva this summer.
Goal recently learned that the forward does not have a buy-out clause in his contract, but Bild claims he is available for transfer.
The Portugal international will be allowed to leave the Bundesliga club if a bid €40 million (£34.6m / $47.9m) is tabled.
Ibrahima Konate remains one of Liverpool’s top summer transfer targets.
According to Fabrizio Romano, the Reds are preparing a five-year contract but no deal has been done.
RB Leipzig are not minded to sell, but will reluctantly agree if the defender’s full release clause is met.
Edin Dzeko is set to discuss his future with Roma at the end of the season, according to Sky Sports Italia.
The veteran striker has a contract through 2022 but he could be sold in the summer before the club lose him for free next year.
Should Dzeko go, Fiorentina’s Dusan Vlahovic or Torino’s Andrea Belotti could be brought in as a replacement.
Liverpool are refusing to improve their contract offer to Georginio Wijnaldum, according to the Liverpool Echo.
The Reds and the midfielder remain in a stand-off over his contract, which expires at the end of the season.
The Dutchman appears set to depart Anfield as he continues to be linked with a move to Barcelona.
Arsenal have identified Rennes midfielder Eduardo Camavinga as a transfer target – according to Marca.
Norwich star and reported Aston Villa target Emi Buendia has left the door open to a summer transfer.
The 24-year-old told Gianluca Di Marzio: “I wanted to bring Norwich back in Premier League.
“I don’t know what will happen in the next year, I follow the whole European football but I’m very keen on Premier.”
Phil Foden is in line for a new contract at Manchester City – according to The Mirror.
Barcelona defender Emerson is the subject of interest from Tottenham – according to Mundo Deportivo.
Manchester United are eyeing a move for Leicester City defender Wesley Fofana, reports Foot Mercato.
Juventus are prioritising the signing of Sassuolo midfielder Manuel Locatelli this summer – according to CalcioMercato.
Liverpool are ready to break the bank and sign Barcelona winger Ousmane Dembele as a replacement for Sadio Mane, according to sensational reports from Spain.
According to Mirror, Yaya Toure has revealed that he wrote a letter of apology to Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola after comments he made in an interview following his final season at the Eithad.
According to Daily Mail, Chelsea are interested in bringing in England international Jude Bellingham this summer in a mega-money deal from Borussia Dortmund, according to reports.
Andre Silva’s agent has confirmed that the Eintracht Frankfurt striker and rumoured Manchester United target doesn’t have a release clause. Per Mail.
Real Madrid are set to replace Raphael Varane in the summer transfer window with Jules Kounde if the France international moves to Manchester United in a £60m deal. Per Express.
RB Leipzig defender Ibrahima Konate has claimed that Liverpool are yet to contact him over the possibility of a summer move, despite continued reports linking him with an imminent switch to Anfield.
Shaun Wright-Phillips reckons that Phil Foden can become the most decorated English player of all time. Per the Sun.