In Brief

Premier League transfer news: Edinson Cavani, Antoine Griezmann, Robert Lewandowski

Chelsea target Paris Saint-Germain striker Cavani to replace Alvaro Morata

Premier League transfer news and rumours

Edinson Cavani: PSG to Chelsea

Paris Saint-Germain and Uruguay striker Edinson Cavani is being lined up by Chelsea to replace Alvaro Morata.

Juventus look likely to sign Morata this summer and according to reports Cavani will be Chelsea’s top target. The Daily Mail says that PSG are “willing” to let Cavani leave this summer despite the forward scoring 28 goals in Ligue 1 this season.

It’s reported that the 31-year-old has fallen out with PSG team-mate Neymar. If he does leave Paris, Chelsea will face competition from Atletico Madrid and Juve for his signature.

Antoine Griezmann: Atletico Madrid to Barcelona

Barcelona look set to beat Manchester United to the signing of Atletico Madrid and France star Antoine Griezmann. Barca president Josep Maria Bartomeu has confirmed that he had a meeting with Griezmann’s agent last October. The Catalan club could bid €100m (£87.3m) for the 27-year-old this summer. (ESPN)

Robert Lewandowski: Bayern to Man Utd/Real Madrid/PSG

Another world-class striker who could be on the move is Bayern Munich’s Robert Lewandowski. It’s claimed in Italy that Bayern could sell the Polish star and spark a transfer scramble between Europe’s biggest clubs. Manchester United have been linked with the 29-year-old as have Real Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain. (Daily Express)

Sami Khedira: Juventus to Liverpool

If Emre Can leaves Liverpool for Juventus on a free transfer this summer, the Reds could replace him with Sami Khedira. Can is out of contract at the end of the season and looks set to leave Anfield for Serie A. Can’s Germany team-mate Khedira, who is 31, recently said he would “like to win” the Premier League one day. (The Sun)

Nabil Fekir: Lyon to Chelsea

Chelsea are favourites to sign Lyon star Nabil Fekir in a £62m deal this summer. The French playmaker, who is 24, has been linked with Liverpool and Arsenal in recent weeks, but Chelsea are now “one step ahead” for a potential transfer. (Daily Star)

Wenger expects Wilshere to stay

Departing Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is “convinced” that Jack Wilshere will sign a new deal and stay at the north London club. The England midfielder, who is 26, is out of contract at the end of the season. He has been linked with moves to Everton and AC Milan. (Sky Sports)

Michail Antonio: West Ham United to Crystal Palace

West Ham winger Michail Antonio is a target for London rivals Crystal Palace. The 28-year-old has only made 21 Premier League appearances for the Hammers this season. (The Sun)

Premier League news and talking points

Koscielny out for six months

Arsenal skipper Laurent Koscielny will not return before December after rupturing his Achilles tendon in last week’s Europa League semi-final defeat against Atletico Madrid. The French defender has been ruled out for six months and will miss this summer’s World Cup in Russia. Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger said: “You will not see him until December at best. Koscielny is devastated.” (BBC)

Lambert could leave Stoke City

Paul Lambert’s future at Stoke looks “unclear” after they were relegated at the weekend. Lambert, who was appointed Stoke boss in January, reportedly has a “two-way break clause” in his deal which could be terminated at the end of June. (The Guardian)

Leicester target Wagner to replace Puel

Leicester City are expected to part company with Claude Puel and have “earmarked” Huddersfield boss David Wagner as their next manager. Puel, meanwhile, has warned Leicester to “sack him at their peril”. (The Times)

Tonight’s Premier League fixture

Swansea City vs. Southampton (7.45pm, live on Sky Sports)

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