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Transfer round-up: Chelsea lining up £16m bid, Man United linked with £7m defender

Read today's top transfer news and rumours on The Grapevine - The Sport Review's football transfer gossip column, published every day

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The Sport Review's football transfer gossip column is published every day

The latest football transfer gossip column from The Sport Review, featuring all of the latest Premier League transfer news and rumours.

Here, we look at some of the top football transfer stories from the British and world media in The Sport Review’s Grapevine, published every day.

team logoManchester United are set to battle with RB Leipzig for the signature of highly-rated teenager Dayot Upamecano, the 18-year-old French centre-back who plays for Red Bull Salzburg and is rated at around £7m.

Full story: The Sun

team logoLiverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has been given £40m to spend on his squad in January, with Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Gabriel Barbosa both potential targets.

Full story: Sport Bild via The Daily Star

team logoEric Bailly has admitted that he wants to see Manchester United sign Victor Lindelof in the January transfer window.

Full story: Fotbollskanalen via The Sport Review

team logoArsenal are becoming increasingly concerned that Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez will not sign new contracts with the north London side. Both of their deals expire in the summer of 2018.

Full story: The Daily Star

team logoChelsea manager Antonio Conte wants to sign West Ham’s Michail Antonio and Swansea striker Fernando Llorente in the January transfer window. Conte also wants to keep Michy Batshuayi at the club this month.

Full story: The Daily Mail

team logoChelsea are also preparing a £16m January transfer bid to sign Fenerbahce defender Simon Kjaer.

Full story: Gazzetta dello Sport via The Daily Express

team logoLiverpool are keeping tabs on Bayer Leverkusen winger Julian Brandt and are considering a summer move for the 20-year-old Germany international.

Full story: The Daily Mirror

team logoArsenal are keen to sign 23-year-old Schalke defender Sead Kolasinac, who has also attracted interest from Juventus.

Full story: Tuttomercatoweb

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