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Transfer round-up: Liverpool want to sign defender, Chelsea line up £49m bid

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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.

team logoChelsea are interested in signing Paris Saint-Germain defender Presnel Kimpembe, but face competition for the 21-year-old from Liverpool and Manchester United.

Full story: The Sun

team logoParis Saint-Germain are confident of pipping Arsenal to the signing of Inter Milan star Mauro Icardi.

Full story: Le10Sport via talkSPORT

team logoManchester City have begun talks to sign Bayern Munich left-back David Alaba in a £40million deal next summer, in a move that could also see the Austrian double his £75,000-per-week wages.

Full story: The Sun

team logoArsene Wenger says France striker Olivier Giroud still has a future at Arsenal.

Full story: The Daily Express

team logoLiverpool want to sign Switzerland defender Fabian Schar from Hoffenheim but may have to wait until next summer.

Full story: The Daily Star

team logoChelsea are ready to bid £49m for AC Milan defender Alessio Romagnoli in January after having a £35m offer rejected in the summer.

Full story: The Sun

team logoArsene Wenger has insisted Theo Walcott was not on market this summer following his strong start to season with Arsenal.

Full story: The Sun

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