Chelsea join race for Belgium’s Axel Witsel

– With England exiting the European Championships following defeat to Iceland on Monday, June 27, focus is likely to begin turning to the transfer window and to which players could be coming or leaving Premier League clubs this summer, the Evening Standard reports.

While Manchester United have taken many of the headlines in recent days, Chelsea have today seen themselves dominate the gossip columns as the Blues have been linked with a move for Belgium internationals Axel Witsel and Radja Nainggolan.

Meanwhile, Chelsea left-back Abdul Baba Rahman has been rumored to be attracting the interest of Serie A side Lazio following a difficult debut season in England for the 21-year-old.

Elsewhere, Arsenal have been linked with a move for young, new striker Gabriel Barbosa as Championship side Fulham are reported to have joined the race for Crystal Palace forward Dwight Gayle.