Dennis Wise predicts two further deals before window shuts

Chelsea transfer news Man Utd are set to launch a last-minute bid for Willian

Chelsea transfer news Man Utd are set to launch a last-minute bid for Willian

Everton have already expressed an interest in Chelsea defender Kurt Zouma, with the Toffees hoping to strike a loan deal for the Frenchman, who spent last season at Stoke City.

Jose Mourinho has spent much of the off-season moaning about Manchester United's squad and the lack of new faces, but there is still plenty of talent available to the former Chelsea and Real Madrid boss.

After a 6-0 demolition of Watford on Matchday 5 left City top of the table, the club was never to be overtaken as it set new records for points, goals, wins, goal difference, consecutive wins and more.

Manchester City will attempt to become the first team to defend their title since the Red Devils achieved the feat in 2009. "In the Premier League there are a huge amount of games and everybody will be involved".

However, the North London club are the only team in the Premier League not to make a signing so far this summer and the transfer window shuts tomorrow (Thursday) at 5pm.

Many are tipping Liverpool to be their closest challengers this season, after a a £123.6m spending spree this summer.

Over at Sky Sports, pundits Charlie Nicholas, Phil Thompson, Matt Le Tissier and Paul Merson all tip City to finish top and Liverpool second.

Midfield trio Tiemoue Bakayoko, Danny Drinkwater and Ruben Loftus-Cheek may all go out to get more regular game time.

"Clearly, given the way they played last season, they look like the team to beat".

"But it was done for the reasons the clubs wanted to do it, for the purposes of not having a situation where clubs are threatened with players leaving to go to other Premier League clubs".

Both clubs have England internationals who went on an extended dalliance in Russian Federation and have only recently returned from their holidays.

"It is going to be challenging, particularly for the promoted clubs, who effectively have two-and-a-half weeks less".

"I believe it's an interesting alternative to close the window before the league kicks off", he said.

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