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Transfer round-up: Chelsea close in on £50m first summer signing, Liverpool want to sign midfielder

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 logoToby Alderweireld has twice rejected a new contract at Tottenham because of a dispute with club chiefs over a release clause.

Full story: The Sun

team logoChelsea are close to signing Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk for £50m as he would prefer to join the Blues than Arsenal.

Full story: The Sun

team logoLiverpool are prepared to lose Philippe Coutinho this summer and want to bring in Real Madrid midfielder Isco as his replacement.

Full story: Don Balon

team logoChelsea are the favourites to sign Monaco and midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko this summer.

Full story: Calciomercato

team logoArsenal star Mesut Ozil has been offered a wage rise to around £250,000 a week to sign a new deal – but feels he deserves closer to £300,000.

Full story: The Daily Mail

team logoTottenham are set to offer right-back Kieran Trippier a new contract at the club to ward off interest from Everton.

Full story: ESPN

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer
Joleon Lescott urges Man United to sign Marquinhos from PSG
Hakim Ziyech
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Owen Hargreaves
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Gary Neville
Gary Neville praises 'sensational' Man United star Edinson Cavani
Robbie Fowler in London (Photo: Tag Heuer / Daniel Lewis)
Robbie Fowler urges Liverpool FC to sign Aston Villa striker Ollie Watkins
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer
Joleon Lescott urges Man United to sign Marquinhos from PSG
Hakim Ziyech
Hakim Ziyech issues Chelsea FC warning ahead of Man City final
Owen Hargreaves
'Just so good': Owen Hargreaves praises Man United star Mason Greenwood
Gary Neville
Gary Neville praises 'sensational' Man United star Edinson Cavani
Robbie Fowler in London (Photo: Tag Heuer / Daniel Lewis)
Robbie Fowler urges Liverpool FC to sign Aston Villa striker Ollie Watkins
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