Germany international Mario Gotze has dealt a huge blow to Liverpool's chances of signing him, as he pledged loyalty to Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich.
The Reds have been linked with a number of midfielders over the past week and if reports emerging from Germany are to be believed, World Cup winner Mario Gotze could be on his way to Anfield next week in a £20 million deal.
Saturday evening will be an emotional occasion for a couple of people as Bayern Munich take on domestic foes Borussia Dortmund in the final of the DFB Pokal at the Olympiastadion in Berlin.
Belgian forward Romelu Lukaku has emerged as one of the most prolific strikers in Europe over the past couple of seasons, and his father has now claimed that Everton are willing to let him go for £65 million.
Alexis Sanchez has been linked with a move away from the Emirates after the Chilean reportedly refused a contract extension with the Gunners.
Pep Guardiola bids farewell to Germany in the coming days and the debate over whether or not his time at the Allianz Arena was a success rages inexorably on.
With Liverpool hot on the heels of Mario Gotze, TheHardTackle takes a look at the possible formations manager Jurgen Klopp could use if the Reds pull off the signing of the out-of-favour Bayern Munich attacker.
Chelsea have cancelled the tribute they had planned for departing club captain John Terry after the last match of the season against Leicester City on Sunday, according to reports in the English media.
With Danny Welbeck being ruled out of action for nine months, Arsenal will be looking to replace the England International by making most of the summer transfer window.
Manchester United were close to signing Portuguese sensation Renato Sanches, but pulled the plug on the transfer at the eleventh hour in order to pursue other players, according to reports from England and Italy.