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Transfer round-up: Liverpool’s £66m bid rejected, Arsenal could pay £50m for 21-year-old

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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 during the summer transfer window.

In what has been a busy summer since the 2016-17 season ended, Arsenal have added Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette and Bosnian defender Sead Kolasinac to their squad ahead of the new season.

Premier League champions Chelsea have completed deals for Manchester City reserve goalkeeper Willy Caballero, AS Roma’s Antonio Rudiger and Monaco’s Tiemoue Bakayoko.

Liverpool finished in fourth place last season and manager Jurgen Klopp has signed Egypt winger Mohamed Salah and England youngster Domimic Solanke to improve his squad.

Manchester United have spent the biggest transfer fee this summer so far after signing Romelu Lukaku in a £75m deal from Everton following Victor Lindelof’s arrival last month.

With plenty of time until deadline day, The Grapevine has the very latest football transfer news from the Premier League’s top clubs in our round-up below.

Latest football transfers news:

team logoLiverpool have had a fresh £66.4m bid for Naby Keita rejected by RB Leipzig as they look to make the midfielder their third signing of the summer.

Full story: The Daily Express

team logoManchester United have given up hope of signing Eric Dier from Tottenham this summer and also look unlikely to land Nemanja Matic from Chelsea.

Full story: The Daily Mirror

team logoArsenal are lining up a bid close to £50m to sign Thomas Lemar from Monaco as Arsene Wenger looks to land his third summer signing.

Full story: football.london

team logoManchester United have made contact with Marco Verratti’s representatives about the possibility of signing the PSG star this summer.

Full story: Tuttomercatoweb

team logoArsene Wenger has once again insisted that Arsenal have no intention of selling Alexis Sanchez this summer, despite the Chilean having just 12 months left on his contract.

Full story: Sky Sports

team logoLiverpool are still interested in signing defender Virgil van Dijk and hope he could try to force an exit from Southampton before the end of the summer.

Full story: The Daily Echo

team logoArsenal have told Jack Wilshere that he can leave the club this summer as he isn’t in Arsene Wenger’s plans for next season.

Full story: The Daily Mirror

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