Chelsea boss to overhaul squad while Liverpool and Everton battle for striker

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CHELSEA manager Jose Mourinho has dropped strong hints in recent weeks that he is looking to overhaul his squad this summer.

And with the opening of the transfer window drawing ever nearer, speculation is beginning to hot up.

The Blues may need to sell one or two players before they begin to splash the cash, though, and they are not the only club being linked with summer moves.

Liverpool and Everton are among the other sides making the headlines in today’s newspapers.

Chelsea could sell David Luiz to help fund their summer transfer business. Diego Costa may be signed with the proceeds. (Daily Mirror)

Everton and Liverpool could battle it out to sign Nuremberg striker Josip Drmic, who has also been strongly linked with Arsenal. (Daily Star)

Toni Kroos will stay at Bayern Munich despite Manchester United’s interest, according to the German club’s manager, Pep Guardiola. (Manchester Evening News)

Everton could swoop for £9m Sevilla striker Carlos Bacca as a replacement for Romelu Lukaku, whose loan spell from Chelsea ends in the summer. (Daily Mirror)

Jose Mourinho is planning to sell as many as nine Chelsea players in the summer. (London Evening Standard)

Julian Draxler is set to stay at Schalke despite interest from Arsenal, according to the German club’s sporting director, Horst Heldt. (Metro)

Arsenal and Manchester United could be disappointed in their hopes to land midfielder Ilkay Gundogan, with Borussia Dortmund confident he will sign a new deal. (Daily Express)

Manchester City striker Edin Dzeko is a target of Italian giants Inter Milan. (The Sun)

Crystal Palace are interested in re-signing forward Wilfried Zaha from Man United. (Daily Star)

Manchester United, Liverpool and Chelsea target Luke Shaw has played down speculation he is set to leave Southampton. (Daily Express)

Fernando Torres could be granted a loan move by Chelsea if they cannot find a buyer. (Daily Telegraph)