As the race to kick off the Premier League season 2022/23 goes down the wire this weekend, players and clubs are busy ahead of deadline day.

Below are the transfer rumours surrounding a number of football players/clubs.

England midfielder Phil Foden, 22, has agreed to a new long-term contract worth around £225,000 a week at Manchester City.

Manchester United and Chelsea are monitoring Leicester City’s former England striker Jamie Vardy, 35, who has a year left on his current deal.

Tottenham are likely to turn to Wolves winger Adama Traore, 26, if they are unable to reach an agreement with Roma for Italy midfielder Nicolo Zaniolo, 23. 

Brentford’s £16.7m bid for Denmark midfielder Mikkel Damsgaard, 22, has been accepted by Sampdoria. A club from Saudi Arabia’s Pro League has indicated its offer of a move for Manchester United and Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo, 37, will remain on the table after the World Cup if his future remains unresolved.

Manchester City have opened talks with Anderlecht over Spain Under-21 left-back Sergio Gomez, 21, as an alternative to Brighton’s Spain international Marc Cucurella, 24.

Brighton are also considering RB Leipzig’s Spanish full-back Angelino as a replacement for Cucurella, who has attracted interest from Chelsea.

Sergio Aguero has questioned former club Manchester City’s decision to sell England forward Raheem Sterling, 27, to Chelsea.

Leicester have rejected a second offer, worth just over £40m, from Newcastle for England midfielder James Maddison, 25.

Newcastle are also targeting Leicester and England winger Harvey Barnes, 24. Leicester defender Wesley Fofana has hinted at his exit from the King Power Stadium by removing Leicester City from his social media profiles. Chelsea have expressed interest in the 21-year-old Frenchman this summer.

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Fulham have submitted an offer for Manchester United and Ivory Coast defender Eric Bailly, 28. Chelsea are interested in signing Southampton and England full-back Kyle Walker-Peters, 25.

Everton are not interested in re-signing England midfielder Ross Barkley, 28, or Belgium striker Michy Batshuayi, 28, despite being linked with the Chelsea pair.