Latest Paper Talk
Friday May 1
Louis van Gaal will be handed the £100m necessary to lure Gareth Bale to Manchester United this summer if the Wales winger signals an intention to leave Real Madrid.
Arsenal are ready to challenge Manchester United for the signature of Ilkay Gundogan.
Tottenham are determined to keep Hugo Lloris for at least one more season but will listen to offers for Erik Lamela.
Nathanial Clyne has been given a 10-day deadline to decide his Southampton future.
Didier Drogba is expected to receive an offer to follow Frank Lampard to the MLS if Chelsea do not offer him a contract extension.
Manchester United's ever-increasing financial muscle means manager Louis van Gaal can pursue his major summer transfer targets and still have enough for Gareth Bale if he becomes available before next season.
United are desperate to keep David De Gea and will not consider using him as leverage to get Bale.
West Ham are weighing up an offer for Liverpool right-back Glen Johnson.
Tottenham have held further talks with Marseille over a deal for midfielder Florian Thauvin.
Stoke City are challenging West Ham for Sampdoria midfielder Pedro Oblang.
Leicester City are watching Hadjuk Split midfielder Tino-Sven Susic.
Liverpool have checked on Real Madrid winger Denis Cheryshev - currently on loan at Villarreal - as an alternative to Memphis Depay.
Christian Benteke's last game for Aston Villa could be the FA Cup final. Liverpool look certain to be in the chase but will need to raise funds.
Barnet's Martin Allen is a candidate to be Leeds boss.
Newcastle are looking to sign three strikers this summer, with Papiss Cisse's future increasingly unclear.
Morgan Schneiderlin's knee injury means he may have played his last game for Southampton.
Petr Cech will leave Chelsea in the summer, with Arsenal and PSG possible destinations.
Manchester City will step up their interest in four strikers - including Raheem Sterling - as they plan to ditch Edin Dzeko and Stevan Jovetic to revamp their strike force. Sterling, Wolfsburg's Kevin de Bruyne, Burnley's Danny Ings and Southampton's Jay Rodriguez are all on Manuel Pellegrini's transfer radar.
Phil Jones and Ashley Young are set to sign new contracts with Manchester United this summer.
Liverpool are closing on a £22m deal for Real Madrid midfielder Denis Cheryshev, who is currently on loan at Villarreal.
David De Gea will be given an ultimatum by Real Madrid: It's now or never. The Spanish giants are not prepared to wait another season to land Manchester United's £50m-rated keeper.
Tottenham will make a double swoop on Southampton for Jay Rodriguez and Morgan Schneiderlin.
Liverpool's hopes of landing James Milner could be over if they fail to grab a European slot.
Arsenal will let flop Lukas Podolski leave for nothing this summer - just to get him off the wage bill.
Bournemouth are desperate for Callum Wilson to commit to them. West Ham, Spurs and Southampton are keen on the striker.
Bournemouth hope to make Celtic's Charlie Mulgrew one of their first signings after confirming their promotion to the Premier League.
Manchester City are set to offer Patrick Vieira a new contract to fend off interest from Marseille.