Premier League giants Chelsea are reportedly plotting a player plus cash deal to sign Matthijs de Ligt from Juventus.
Liverpool are reportedly considering a shock swoop for Chelsea and Germany forward Timo Werner, possibly as a replacement for Sadio Mane.
Joshua Kimmich and Timo Werner starred as Germany thrashed Italy 5-2 in their UEFA Nations League Group A3 encounter on Tuesday night.
Timo Werner and Mateo Kovacic are set to miss out with injuries but Cesar Azpilicueta should start when Chelsea face Leicester City in the Premier League.
Timo Werner talked about his opportunity to join Liverpool before signing for Chelsea, claiming he has no regrets over his decision
Chelsea host West Ham United in a huge London derby, which could have a massive impact on the top-six battle in the Premier League.
Eddie Nketiah bagged a double while Bukayo Saka also impressed as Arsenal thumped Chelsea 4-2 in the Premier League at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday.
Chelsea will look to strengthen their grip on third spot while Arsenal will want to revive their top-four hopes when they clash this week in the Premier League.
Romelu Lukaku is in contention for selection while Trevoh Chalobah and Timo Werner should start when Chelsea face Crystal Palace in the FA Cup semi-finals.
Mason Mount and Timo Werner were on target for Chelsea while Luka Modric starred for Real Madrid in their stunning UEFA Champions League quarter-final showdown.