Despite Premier League clubs still waiting on the return of competitive action, the transfer rumour mill hasn’t taken any time off.
The top clubs in England might have some immediate priorities, but they’re also looking ahead to next season and the ways in which they can add to their ranks in an uncertain transfer market.
Here are some of the latest updates from around Europe, as Premier League sides continue to keep tabs on players who have impressed both domestically and on the continent, including some potential big-money deals that could be on the horizon and talk of a high-profile swap.
Jose Mourinho is a fan of Southampton star Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg
Tottenham could secure Premier League midfielder with swap deal
Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho could offer Kyle Walker-Peters to Southampton in an effort to bring Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg to north London.
Mourinho is thought to be a fan of the Danish midfielder, who is out of contract in 2021, and Football Insider reports that the Spurs boss would be willing to part with Walker-Peters in order to get his man.
The right-back has been on loan at St Mary’s since January, making his debut for Ralph Hasenhuttl’s club in a February defeat to Burnley, and only played once for Spurs after Mourinho took over from Mauricio Pochettino in November.
Napoli star Allan is highly rated
Everton knocked back in pursuit of Brazil midfielder
Napoli are holding out for more than £60m for Everton target Allan, according to reports in Italy.
According to Il Mattino, via the Express, the Toffees have put in a £40m bid for the midfielder, who played for Carlo Ancelotti at the San Paolo.
The 29-year-old, who was part of Brazil’s squad at last year’s Copa America, has played more than 200 times for Napoli since joining the Serie A club from Udinese in 2015 but has been involved less since…