Dimitri Payet headlines our Rumour Mill as Marseille star is linked with sensational return to West Ham

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A return to the Premier League? Payet is linked.

The summer transfer window is open and across the globe there is a frenzy of speculation as players and coaches look for their next moves.

There is plenty of activity and stories that have football fans talking.

Here, we look at the latest transfer deals that could happen very soon.

Let us know your thoughts via Twitter and Facebook.

DIMITRI PAYET

West Ham are considering re-signing the playmaker, according to Goal.

The Frenchman, who left the Hammers in January 2017 under a cloud following a highly publicised falling out, has since reignited his career at Ligue 1 giants Marseille.

Injury ended Payet’s hopes of making the Les Bleus World Cup squad and now Marseille have reportedly offered the 31-year-old to the Hammers.

New boss Manuel Pellegrini now has a decision to make over whether or not he conjures up a bid for the schemer, who enjoyed a vintage 2015-16 campaign with the East London side – netting 12 goals.

Set to return to east London? Payet.

NIKOLA KALINIC

Atletico Madrid and Sevilla are locked in a two-way fight for the AC Milan striker, Sky Sport Italia reports.

The 30-year-old Croat, who made headlines during the World Cup when he refused to come on as a late substitute for his country against Nigeria due to a back injury and was later sent home, is allowed to leave the San Siro side.

It is now down to Atleti and the Andalusian side to come up with a suitable bid to prise the forward away from Serie A.

Kalinic is valued at round €25 million (Dh 107m) and according to Milan’s sporting director Massimiliano Mirabelli, the player has already held talks with rumoured clubs.

MILAN, ITALY - MAY 20: Nikola Kalinic of AC Milan celebrates his goal during the serie A match between AC Milan and ACF Fiorentina at Stadio Giuseppe Meazza on May 20, 2018 in Milan, Italy. (Photo by Emilio Andreoli/Getty Images)

Nikola Kalinic could be headed to La Liga.

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Jorginho headlines our Rumour Mill as Chelsea battle with Man City for Napoli star

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Chelsea-bound? Jorginho.

The summer transfer window is open and across the globe there is a frenzy of speculation as players and coaches look for their next moves.

There is plenty of activity and stories that have football fans talking.

Here, we look at the latest transfer deals that could happen very soon.

Let us know your thoughts via Twitter and Facebook.

JORGINHO

Chelsea will apparently try and hijack Manchester City‘s pursuit of the Napoli midfielder, according to TV channel Sportitalia.

The Sky Blues looked to be in pole position to land the 26-year-old Italian, but the Stamford Bridge club have emerged as strong candidates for his signature.

Reportedly, Blues owner Roman Abramovich is ready to sanction a huge bid in the region of £53 million (Dh258m).

While a switch to Premier League holders City is very attractive, Jorginho may feel he is guaranteed more regular first-team football in west London.

Highly-rated: Jorginho.

XHERDAN SHAQIRI

Liverpool‘s quest to sign the Stoke talent has hit a snag, according to The Mirror.

Jurgen Klopp’s men want to clinch a £13m (Dh63.4m) deal for the Swiss World Cup star, however, the Potters want a Liverpool player on loan as part of any such deal.

It does though remain uncertain which Kop player could fit that criteria and is also deemed surplus to requirements at Anfield.

Shaqiri, though, is looking for a swift exit from Stoke and is all but ready to sign for the Merseysiders given he is unwilling to play Championship football next term.

Xherdan Shaqiri celebrates his winner against Serbia.

Xherdan Shaqiri made an impact for Switzerland at the World Cup in Russia.

BENJAMIN PAVARD

Manchester City are showing interest in the France World Cup and Stuttgart defender, according to Munich-based newspaper Suddeutsche Zeitung.

Pavard, who can operate across the backline, has made the Les Bleus right-back berth his own during a glittering tournament in Russia – helping his team through to the semi-final stage.

That has not escaped the attention of City, who could bid for the 22-year-old’s signature this summer.

Reports suggest Bayern Munich and Real Madrid are also in the mix to land the talent.

France's defender Benjamin Pavard kicks the ball during the Russia 2018 World Cup quarter-final football match between Uruguay and France at the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium in Nizhny Novgorod on July 6, 2018. (Photo by FRANCK FIFE / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO MOBILE PUSH ALERTS/DOWNLOADS (Photo credit should read FRANCK FIFE/AFP/Getty Images)

France defender Benjamin Pavard could earn a big move this summer.

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Wolves make £16million bid for Manchester City's Oleksandr Zinchenko

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Oleksandr Zinchenko has caught the interest of Wolves

Wolves have launched a club record £16million bid for Manchester City’s Oleksandr Zinchenko.

The wing-back has been made available by City and Wolves are closing in, Press Association Sport understands.

Zincehnko made 16 appearances for City last season, eight in the Premier League to allow him to claim a medal as Pep Guardiola’s side romped to the title.

He spent the 2016-17 season on loan at PSV Eindhoven but struggled to make an impact and last season was a breakthrough year at the Etihad.

But City appear willing to let him leave with Wolves ready to offer him more chances of first-team football.

Zinchenko’s playing time is already at risk with the imminent arrival of wideman Riyad Mahrez from Leicester for around £60m.

He has made 17 appearances for Ukraine and joined City from Russian side FC Ufa just two years ago,

He made his Manchester City debut against Wolves in the Carabao Cup last season.

Wolves have already signed Willy Boly, Rui Patricio, Leo Bonatini, Diogo Jota and Ruben Vinagre ahead of their return to the Premier League.

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