Well I hope everyone had a brilliant Bank holiday Sunday and are not too hung over this Monday to read here and have a look at what possible deals could be done this summer. It looks like the Premier League is heading for a thrilling climax as both Manchester clubs recorded 2-0 wins over Newcastle and Swansea respectively.

Old Trafford is our first port of call today and it appears The Red Devils are favourites to land Benfica’s 24-year old Argentine play maker Nicolas Gaitan according to the players agent. Manchester United have joined the list of clubs that include Chelsea, Newcastle, Liverpool and Tottenham in the race to sign rising Dutch star Luuk de Jong, who has scored 32 goals for Steve McClaren’s FC Twente. Sir Alex Ferguson says that older pros Ryan Giggs and Paul Scholes will play an integral role in the first team again next season. He also said that should Berbatov leave in the summer he will not be sold on the cheap.

Liverpool are apparently prepared to offer Dutch international Dirk Kuyt plus cash for Fulham’s 29-year old American striker Clint Dempsey. Martin Jol is extremely hopeful of keeping on to his American hit-man.

In continental news newly crowned Spanish champions Real Madrid are reportedly warning off Chelsea, Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain, who are all thought to be interested in 24-year old striker Gonzalo Higuain. French side Paris Saint-Germain want 28-year old Manchester City striker Emmanuel Adebayor. The wealthy French club are prepared to meet his £170,000 a week wages – but only if City will accept a bid of £12m.

Chelsea are monitoring the situation of 25-year old defender Danny Simpson at Newcastle after it emerged he will be put up for sale this summer. Elsewhere at Stamford Bridge Chelsea chief executive Ron Gourlay says the club are still in talks with striker Didier Drogba over a new contract. Chelsea defender David Luiz says he is confident of being fit for the Champions League Final.

Arsene Wenger has dropped more hints that he plans to offload Marouane Chamakh, 28, and Ju-Young Park, 26, after Arsenal agreed a deal to sign Lukas Podolski. Defender Bacary Sagna has accused Norwich midfielder Bradley Johnson of deliberately standing on his leg shortly before he broke his fibula.

In managerial news Chris Hughton is the latest name to be linked with the soon to be vacant West Brom job, even if Birmingham win promotion to the Premier League via the play-offs. Also Sir Trevor Brooking has played down reports that a past feud with Harry Redknapp cost the Tottenham boss the chance of becoming England manager. While new manager Roy Hodgson says he will have to develop thicker skin to cope with the pressure of the Euro’s. Real Madrid have offered Jose Mourinho a new four-year contract to stay at the Bernabeu. Defiant Bolton boss Owen Coyle is convinced his side can still hold on to their Premier League Status despite blowing a 2 goal lead to draw 2-2 with West Brom at the Reebok.

Wigan boss Rioberto Martinez admits this could be the summer where the loose star man Victor Mosses who has long been linked with a move away from the DW

By James O’Brien

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