The Blues are reportedly set to battle Sunderland for the midfielder.
The Ligue 1 side are hopeful of luring the Aston Villa star back to France.
New Saints signing Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg has praised the set-up at Southampton
New Liverpool signing Marko Grujic scored for Liverpool in their pre-season win over Fleetwood.
Leeds United have started their preparations for the 2016-17 Championship campaign.
The Hammers star had been linked with a move away after starring for France at Euro 2016.
Matip joined the Reds on a free transfer from Schalke.
Jamie Vardy eventually chose to stay at Leicester after Arsenal activated his release clause.
Everton were linked with a move for the Spanish striker this week.
Glasgow Rangers take on Motherwell in the Scottish Cup on Saturday.
Tottenham Hotspur lost 1-0 against Gent on Thursday.
Aston Villa loanee featured at Old Trafford for Saint Etienne.
Leeds United defender Charlie Taylor has been out injured since December.
Glasgow Rangers are currently 27 points off Celtic at the top of the Scottish Premiership.
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Leeds United fans now believe that promotion to the Premier League is a genuine possibility.
Aston Villa are set to take on Newcastle United at St. James' Park on Monday evening.
Bain has less than 18 months left on his Dundee deal and Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers is said to be one of several admirers.
Ibrox side Glasgow Rangers signed Philippe Senderos in the summer of 2016.
West Ham United midfielder Manuel Lanzini has scored twice in his last five appearances.
Billy Horschel was in no doubt.
Andrea Leadsom, the new environment secretary, supports foxhunting and once said she wanted to end farming subsidies.
Theresa May has drawn a decisive line under the David Cameron era with a sweeping reshuffle that saw several of his key ministers, including justice secretary, Michael Gove, sacked, and her own handpicked team rewarded with cabinet posts.