Transfer Gossip: May 17, 2014
Liverpool are preparing a sensational £40m double swoop for Southampton midfielder Adam Lallana, 26, and defender Dejan Lovren, 24. Manager Brendan Rodgers wants to make the Saints an offer they can’t refuse as Liverpool prepare for a return to the Champions League.
Bacary Sagna, 31, will hold formal talks with Premier League champions Manchester City next week.
Paulinho has dismissed speculation he could quit Tottenham for a move across London to Chelsea this summer.
Chelsea are eyeing a swap deal with Bayern Munich involving midfielder David Luiz, 27, and striker Mario Mandzukic, 27.
Arsenal and Liverpool are still keeping tabs on 28-year-old former Chelsea player Salomon Kalou, who is currently playing for Lille.