With his Real Madrid contract expiring, Sergio Ramos is reportedly a target for two other European giants.
Real Madrid are reportedly trying to prise France sensation Eduardo Camavinga from Ligue 1 side Rennes.
A matter of hours after his Swansea City exit was announced, Trevor Birch has taken up a role with Tottenham.
Blackburn Rovers provide the first test of the Championship season for relegated Bournemouth on September 12.
In the last match to be played at Griffin Park, Brentford beat Swansea City and booked their place in the Wembley play-off final.
Brentford battled bravely with 10 men after surviving an Andre Ayew penalty miss, but Swansea City's veteran striker came up with the goods.
West Brom will play in the Premier League next season, where they could yet be joined by Swansea City, but Wigan Athletic are in League One.
With Brentford having faltered earlier, Fulham beat Sheffield Wednesday to keep their top-two hopes alive.
An eighth consecutive win for Championship high-flyers Brentford kept the pressure on Leeds United and West Brom in the race for promotion.
Pablo Hernandez grabbed a late winner against Swansea, moving Leeds to the brink of automatic promotion from the Championship.