Argentine full-back Nicolas Tagliafico will reportedly sign a new contract at Ajax next week, however, will still be free to depart from the Dutch giants at the end of the 2020-21 season.
The 28-year=old defender was heavily linked with a switch away from his current team during the summer transfer window, however, the deadline passed with the South American full-back still in Amsterdam.
Swansea City loanee Kasey Palmer admits he's already keen to turn his loan spell at the Liberty Stadium into a permanent stay.
Palmer completed a loan move from Bristol City on the final day of the domestic transfer window, after previously turning down the chance to link up with long-term admirer Stever Cooper the previous summer.
The 24-year-old, who was on the books at Chelsea at the time, was believed to have turned down Cooper's previous advances due to the Swans only being able to offer a loan move.
Bristol City, where he'd enjoyed a successful six-month loan spell, put the offer of a permanent deal on the table, so it was a move to Ashton Gate that transpired.
Abramovich has given his manager the tools to prove he can take on Guardiola and Klopp in a fair fight. But they are also top-class additions that any manager would be expected to form into a title-winning team if Lampard fails to meet expectations.
The signings of Kai Havertz, Timo Werner, Hakim Ziyech and Ben Chilwell, in particular, sent shockwaves around Europe in a summer when the giants of the game were forced to rein in their spending as the financial effects of Covid-19 and behind-closed-doors football took its toll on the usual big-hitters.