English Premier League giants Manchester United, Arsenal, Manchester City, Liverpool and other two top flight teams are in the race to sign already relegated Sunderland goalkeeper ahead of the summer transfer window.
Everton and West Ham United complete the six teams that are in the race for Jordan Pickford, who according to the Telegraph could move for about £25m.
However, according to the Times, the Black Cats want more than £30m for the 23-year-old English goalkeeper.
In the other transfer news, Arsenal have joined Tottenham in the race for Everton midfielder Ross Barkley. The 23-year-old England International is yet to agree to a new deal that would keep him at Goodison Park with the Toffees according to Daily Mail.
Elsewhere, former Juventus forward and Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata has agreed to join Premier League leaders Chelsea in the summer. According to the Daily Star, the 24-year-old’s agent met with several clubs before agreeing on a deal with the Blues.
Chelsea are also considering a £70m move for AS Roma duo—Belgium midfielder Radja Nianggolan, 29, and Germany centre-back Antonio Rudiger, 24, according to the Sun. However, the Germany defender is also a summer target for Manchester City with Pep Guardiola in such for a potential replacement for 31-year-old Belgium international Vincent Kompany, who has been in and out this season due to injuries.
Guardiola is also interested in signing Juventus defender Leonardo Bonucci, 30, who he failed to land last summer in favor of John Stones.
According to the Daily Mail, Spanish striker Lucas Perez, 28, would be open to returning to Deportivo La Coruna in the summer after becoming frustrated over his lack of opportunities since joining Arsenal last summer.