We are now just five days out from opening of the summer transfer market but that hasn’t stopped a number of clubs from pouncing on targets in a bid to get their business wrapped up early. On Thursday, Liverpool unveiled their first summer capture in the form of Brighton’s Alexis Mac Allister and there is already optimism that more arrivals will follow the World Cup winner through the door in due course.
There are so many intriguing factors in play this summer in the Premier League which could become more competitive than ever next season.
Champions Manchester City are already working on arrivals behind the scenes as they prepare for Saturday’s Champions League final against Inter Milan.
Meanwhile, Arsenal are ready to launch a club-record bid for Declan Rice after West Ham’s Conference League triumph in Prague in a bid to beat Bayern Munich to the punch.
Manchester United are already making plans to sign a striker while Newcastle are looking to invest once again following their eye-catching return to the Champions League.
Then there is Liverpool, Brighton, Aston Villa, Ange Postecoglou’s Tottenham and big-spending Chelsea, who are heading into an exciting new era under Mauricio Pochettino.
So where is everyone shopping? Express Sport has you covered with the latest transfer news on Friday, June 9.