Liverpool and Chelsea in the thick of early transfer speculation

Both Chelsea and Liverpool had to sit by and watch as Manchester City steam rolled to the Premier League title this season.

Liverpool’s infamous slip at the final hurdles handed City their second top-flight crown, while the Blues were forced to endure a number of disappointing performances that ultimatlely ruled them out of the running.

Both will want to avoid a repeat of this season and will already have their eyes on how they can strengthen the areas the were most at fault for their respective downfalls.

And now with the season over and silly season getting in to full stride, transfer speculation is rife for both clubs. So here’s the top Liverpool and Chelsea stories on this morning…

Mourinho wants his loanee back next season

Real Madrid preparing audacious move for Liverpool striker

Chelsea flop set for Stamford Bridge stay

Blues braced for Everton raid

Gerrard insists Liverpool will be stronger next year

Blues eager for early deal for Atletico forward