The Saints are reportedly preparing a £9million offer for Manchester City's Jack Rodwell as they look to continue to strengthen ahead of the new season.
With the 2014-15 Serie A season just around the corner, we look at the best 11 players in the Italian top flight, including former Manchester United and Manchester City stars and an ex-Arsenal target…
A move to Napoli would see Lucas reunited with old boss Rafa Benitez.
Napoli president Aurelio de Laurentiis has claimed that their discussions with Swansea City over Michu have been ongoing "for months".
Javier Mascherano continued his great form as Argentina secured a place in the World Cup final on Sunday against Germany .
The Magpies reportedly had the chance to bring the Swansea City striker to St James' Park.
Pepe Reina's agent has stated that the Spanish goalkeeper will stay at Liverpool next season.
Reina is heading back to Liverpool after a loan spell at Napoli, whether he stays there is another matter entirely.
A report from Italy claims that Napoli have rejected a €50 million offer from Barcelona for Gonzalo Higuain and want €70 million for the Argentine striker.
Sam Allardyce is thought to be interested in signing Lazio defender Luis Pedro Cavanda as the Hammers boss looks to strengthen for next season.