Older readers may recall that I usually spend August in a delightful Provençal village near Vaison-la-Romaine. Often there have been guest columnists, but occasionally I would write from there and the words Vaison-la-Romaine would appear at the top of this column.
Newcastle United failed to sign Joe Bryan in 2018 but they reportedly want him again after Fulham were relegated from the Premier League.
The Liverpool defender has two years remaining on his current deal at Anfield.
Tottenham Hotspur are reportedly interested in David Brooks of Bournemouth.
Celtic haven't failed domestically since losing to Ibrox side Glasgow Rangers three years ago.
Leeds United-owned Conor Shaughnessy is set to feature for Hearts against Celtic today.
Newcastle United midfielder Sean Longstaff is said to be wanted by Manchester United, and the Manchester City boss is a big fan.
Liverpool are reportedly interested in Real Madrid’s Marco Asensio.
Brendan Rodgers sold Suso to Serie A giants Milan in 2015 but will current Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp bring him back to the Premier League?
Tottenham Hotspur are reportedly keen on signing the Real Madrid ace.
Arsenal striker Danny Welbeck is reportedly a target for Wolverhampton Wanderers and Everton.