Blues boss Ronald Koeman is keen to sign a young goalkeeper to put pressure on, and eventually replace Maarten Stekelenburg, and Pickford is said to be his top target.
The Black Cats stopper is one of the best young goalkeepers around and his stock has risen even further after he was called up into the England squad last week to replace the injured Tom Heaton.
Sunderland will fight to keep hold of Pickford though with reports claiming they are ready to offer him a bumper new deal to fight off interest from Everton and other clubs who are showing an interest.
Manchester United have also shown an interest in the past and Sunderland are bracing themselves for offers when the January transfer window re-opens.
Bayern Munich CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has again insisted Robert Lewandowski will not be leaving the club this summer.
Diego Simeone is ignoring rumours linking Antoine Griezmann with a move from Atletico Madrid and is focused on the last two games. The Atleti star…
Real Madrid forward Lucas Vazquez could be on his way to Liverpool at the end of the season, according to reports in Spain.
Everton look set to be disappointed with their attempts to lure Jack Wilshere as the player is poised to stay with Arsenal.
Newcastle boss Rafael Benitez was pleased with the performance of his players as they slipped to a 1-0 defeat at Tottenham.
Bournemouth striker Jermain Defoe is still hoping experience counts for a lot and he will make England's World Cup squad.