At least four Prem giants favor Reims striker Hugo Ekitike and Aston Villa midfielder Douglas Luiz almost universally.
Chelsea and Manchester United are said to have joined Arsenal and Tottenham in eyeing 19-year-old French midfielder Ekitike.
And there are reports that the two London clubs could compete for Aston Villa midfielder Luiz, 23.
Villa are said to have turned down three offers amounting to around £32m for the Brazilian.
Meanwhile, AC Milan are being contacted by the Red Devils and Juventus target Nicolo Zaniolo.
It is thought Roma will consider selling the 22-year-old Italian winger for around £45m.
Away, Manchester City lead 12 points with a 2-0 victory over Brentford.
Riyad Mahrez’s penalty was his eighth goal in seven games and Kevin de Bruyne sealed the victory with a rebounding finish.
Coach Ralph Hasenhuttl hailed Southampton’s best performance of the season, a 3-2 comeback win over Spurs, whom Steven Bergwijn equalized in injury time by VAR.
Crystal Palace’s main man Wilfried Zaha after a superb equalizer with an absurd penalty in the 1-1 draw against Norwich.
Canaries striker Teemu Pukki scored the fastest goal of the season in 38 seconds.
And Aston Villa rookie Philippe Coutinho scored one goal and two assists in a 3-3 home draw with Leeds.
Tonight, group runner-up Liverpool can cut the gap with leaders Man City to 9 points if they beat Leicester in free fall at Anfield.
And Arsenal will be 5th if they beat Wolves.
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