Ex-Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini was linked with the vacant Southampton job.
Real Betis are hoping to beat Tottenham to Antonio Sanabria.
Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce and West Ham United's Slaven Bilic have both been tipped as potential successors for Roy Hodgson as England boss.
Ekstrand was released by Watford in June after suffering bad injury problems.
Rangers appear to have taken a former international defender on trial.
The West Ham man has been one of the stars of Euro 2016.
The former Everton boss has been linked as pressure mounts on Vicente Del Bosque.
Robbie Elliott suggests that Aaron Hughes would be a good signing for Newcastle United in the summer transfer window.
Garry Monk is close to bringing Kyle Bartley from Swansea to Leeds.
With plenty of Spurs players making up the England side, and after a poor ending to the Premier League season, some good management from Mauricio Pochettino will be required.
Leeds United are listed among the contenders to sign Barnsley's Marley Watkins this summer.
It was going to be like joining Goldman Sachs - without going attending all the interviews.
After an impressive performance against Manchester United, West Ham and Celtic may be regretting not signing Kara Mbodj for a bargain price.
Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea go head-to-head this weekend.
Liverpool have climbed from fifth- to second-favourites in the race to sign the Hull City defender, leapfrogging rivals Everton among others.
Chris Wood is in the form of his life at Leeds United - perhaps West Brom should have given him more time.
The FA Cup semi-finals take place this weekend ahead of the showpiece domestic season finale, and Robbie Savage expects victories for Tottenham and Manchester City.
Glasgow Rangers youngster Billy Gilmour starred despite his side slipping to an under-17 defeat.
The Tottenham Hotspur boss wants to stay at the club for a long time, but would manage Argentina one day.
Tottenham Hotspur have again been linked with Marseille winger Florian Thauvin.