But as we countdown to tomorrow’s restart, speculation is showing no signs of slowing down when it comes to Sheffield United and the upcoming transfer window – or in Newcastle United’s case, a takeover.
As ever, we’re sharing the latest rumours from around the top-flight – so scroll and click through the pages to see the latest news and gossip from around the web:
5. Sancho alternative?
Manchester United are ‘seriously considering’ launching a summer swoop for Bayer Leverkusen winger Leon Bailey, who is valued around £40m. (Daily Mail)
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6. He helped broker the Man City takeover...
Ali Jassim, a close business associate with the owners of Manchester City, has emerged as a key player in discussions to finalise the Toon takeover. (New York Times)
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7. Takeover decision expected this week
A decision by the Premier League surrounding the £300m takeover of Newcastle United is expected this week, with one PL executive claiming ‘it’s a flip of a coin’. (Forbes)
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8. Magpies enquire about Luis
Newcastle United have enquired about Benfica midfielder Florentino Luis, however AC Milan are leading negotiations with a £35m price tag suggested. (Daily Mail)
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