Fulham boss Slavisa Jokanovic has made Targett one of his top priorities this summer as he looks to strengthen his squad for the challenge of the Premier League.
We take a look at the other stories making the headlines today in the Premier League.
While Paul Pogba's Manchester United future will need to be resolved amid interest from Barcelona, the dealings are going on at Chelsea with goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois set for Real Madrid and Kepa Arrizabalaga arriving from Athletic Bilbao.
City sealed the title with five games to spare last term and finished 19 points ahead of second place.More news: Trump going ahead with tariffs on $16B in Chinese imports
Meanwhile their neighbours and reigning champions, Manchester City, have only acquired Riyad Mahrez and Pep Guardiola has already mentioned that a player to back up Fernandinho would be more than welcome.
CFG's New York City FC franchise is not covered in the agreement as they fall under the collective MLS deal just recently extended with Adidas for a further six years for a reported $600 million.
"As with all these things, it's only when it comes upon people - but again it wasn't a unanimous decision to do it, so there's bound to be some dissent still around".More news: Iran sanctions: U.S. can't stop our oil exports, says minister
Who's going down? Cardiff City, Huddersfield Town, Watford.
Liverpool beat City three times last season - twice in the two-legged Champions League quarterfinal, and their moves in the transfer market should make them serious contenders.
The City players were put through a variety of training drills to help ensure they are in peak condition for the visit to the Emirates Stadium. "It's up to us to achieve them dreams".More news: NYC reins in Uber with cap on ride-hail vehicles
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