Today on LiveScore: Crown Jules and in-demand Ings in the spotlight
With teams scrambling to beef up their squads ahead of the big kick-off, a number of players have emerged as wanted men.
The race for the best talent around is already red hot and the transfer rumour mill is in overdrive as the new season approaches.
Today, we turn the spotlight on two in-demand stars being circled by a host of top clubs — but will they stay or go?
All eyes on Saint Danny
Danny Ings appears destined to leave Southampton sooner rather than later — and Tottenham are ready to make their move.
The Saints striker is out of contract next summer and he has rejected the offer of an extension at St Mary's.
With talk of a £20million switch rumbling on, we run the rule over whether Ings, 28, could make an impact as part of Nuno Espirito Santo’s Spurs side.
The case for the defence
A host of clubs are said to be hoping Sevilla ace Jules Kounde is the answer to their search for a centre-back.
The 22-year-old Frenchman is one of Europe’s most in-demand defenders, with Real Madrid, Tottenham, Manchester United and Chelsea reportedly battling it out for his signature.
As the race to secure Kounde intensifies, we investigate why the biggest clubs around are desperate to snap him up,
More transfer news
In addition to our in-depth profiles, our daily Transfer Talk round-up is here to update you on all the latest gossip.
And we will keep the column coming until the transfer window slams shut on August 31.
In the swing of it
The battle for glory at The Open is up and running at Royal St George's in Sandwich, Kent.
With the likes of Louis Oosthuizen, Jordan Speith and Brian Harman tussling at the top of the leaderboard, there is plenty of time for things to change between now and Sunday's climax.
We will have a constant flow of news as the action continues at the world's oldest golf tournament, so be sure to stick with us for all the latest developments.