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Transfer round-up: Chelsea line up £40m double swoop, Man United scouting 22-year-old

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

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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 twice a day in the lead-up to the summer transfer window.

Catch up with the very latest football transfer news from the Premier League’s top clubs in our round-up below.

team logoChelsea are preparing a £40m double summer swoop for Monaco stars Benjamin Mendy and Bernardo Silva as Antonio Conte looks to bolster his squad.

Full story: The Daily Mirror

team logoBoth Arsenal and Manchester United have been scouting Monaco’s 22-year-old defensive midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko ahead of a possible summer move.

Full story: The Sun

team logoChelsea are leading the race to sign Romelu Lukaku from Everton if their former striker leaves Goodison Park in the summer transfer window.

Full story: The Daily Mail

team logoLiverpool are keen to sign reported Arsenal and Manchester United target Kostas Manolas after Jurgen Klopp sent scouts to watch him during Roma’s Europa League win against Lyon.

Full story: The Daily Star via Metro

team logoArsenal manager Arsene Wenger is planning to sign a one-year deal to stay with the Gunners rather than the two-year contract he was offered earlier in the season.

Full story: The Daily Express

team logoManchester City are prepared to pay £50m to sign Juventus Leonardo Bonucci, who was linked with Chelsea last summer.

Full story: The Daily Star

team logoArsenal will compete with Tottenham and Chelsea for the signature of Everton midfielder Ross Barkley if the 23-year-old is put up for sale this summer.

Full story: The Daily Mirror

team logoZlatan Ibrahimovic’s agent has dismissed talk linking the striker with a transfer to Napoli when his Manchester United contract expires at the end of the season.

Full story: The Sun

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