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08.00 UPDATE: Rangers need ‘quality additions’
Barry Ferguson reckons Rangers need three or four ‘quality additions’ this summer to ramp up the pressure on Celtic.
Celtic are going for nine Scottish Premiership titles in a row next season but Rangers ran them closer than anyone has through those years this season.
And former Rangers skipper thinks the gap could close even more.
Ferguson told the Daily Record: “I truly believe if [Gerrard] gets his recruitment spot on this summer, with three or four quality additions, Rangers will start the season with a really strong chance of winning silverware.”
07.30 UPDATE: Manchester United make Sessegnon move
The winger struggled on his first season in the Premier League but still has admirers in Tottenham and Manchester United.
Sessegnon is believed to be close to signing for Tottenham but now United have made their move as well.
The winger has one year left on his deal and a move looks likely with Fulham having been relegated back to the Championship.
07.15 UPDATE: Chelsea eye Neres deal
Chelsea are considering a move for Ajax forward David Neres after missing out on Luka Jovic.
Real Madrid appear to have snagged Jovic in their first deal of the summer and now Chelsea are looking at Neres.
The Ajax star helped the Dutch side to the Champions League semi-final, where they lost to Tottenham in a dramatic comeback.
However Chelsea will face competition from PSG, Liverpool and Arsenal.
07.00 UDPATE: Lallana set for Southampton return
Adam Lallana is ready to move back to Southampton to get his career back on track.
The Liverpool midfielder has rarely featured this season and is ready to move back to the south coast.
The skilful England midfielder has made only five starts all season as Liverpool pushed Manchester City all the way in the chase for the Premier League title.
But Express Sport understands that the 31-year-old fears he has no future at Anfield under Jurgen Klopp – and has told friends he would welcome a move back to the South Coast.
06.45 UPDATE: Manchester United first signing
Sky Sports reporter Julian Warren says Manchester United are close to completing their first deal of the transfer window.
Warren says talks have already been held and that a deal is now on the cards.
“United are close to agreeing a £15million deal with Swansea for their young winger Daniel James,” he said.
While there is also interest from Old Trafford in Newcastle midfield Sean Longstaff, who has been earmarked as a potential replacement for Ander Herrera.
Magee continued: “Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is keen on recruiting young, homegrown talent during the summer window and we’ve been told he’s interested in Newcastle’s 21-year-old midfielder Sean Longstaff.
“Longstaff signed a new contract at St James’ Park in November. That runs until 2022.”