Deals for a goalkeeper, winger and striker are also already being discussed.
Kolo Toure has been released by Premier League side Liverpool.
The former England international is critical of Tottenham Hotspur right-back Kyle Walker and Liverpool defender Nathaniel Clyne.
Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud scored for France against Romania at the Euro 2016 finals on Friday evening.
The Aston Villa youngster rates the West Ham United and France star highly.
A number of Newcastle United players have been linked with leaving the club.
Vinnie Jones suggests that he would love to manage Leeds United one day in the future.
England take on Russia in their Euro 2016 opener on Saturday.
Liverpool have been linked with Hector Herrera.
West Ham United midfielder Dimitri Payet was the star of France’s win against Romania in their Euro 2016 opener.
Lovren has not been in the best of form since his arrival from Southampton, but is likely to take the place of Mamadou Sakho.
Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Dele Alli was in wonderful form during England's 2-0 win over France on Tuesday evening.
The Rotherham United loanee was strongly linked with Leeds United earlier this season.