New Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino is ready to make his former Southampton captain Adam Lallana, 26, his first signing at White Hart Lane.

Chelsea want Real Madrid’s French defender Raphael Varane, 21, to fill the hole left in the squad by the imminent departure of David Luiz to Paris St-Germain.

Sunderland boss Gus Poyet is pondering a move for West Ham’s former Newcastle striker Andy Carroll.

Chelsea forward Eden Hazard, 23, has played down reports that he will follow Luiz to PSG this summer.

Manchester United are interested in PSG midfielder Adrien Rabiot, 19, who has also been linked with Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester City in recent months.

QPR manager Harry Redknapp has admitted defeat in keeping former Newcastle loanee Loic Remy, who wants a move to a Champions League club. Liverpool, Arsenal and Chelsea are all interested in the 27-year-old France striker.

Redknapp also says there is a "very slim" chance of signing Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard or Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand, both 35.