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Transfer round-up: Man United clear to sign top 28-year-old, Chelsea want three signings

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

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The Sport Review's football transfer gossip column will published throughout the summer Photo: The Sport Review

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 signed Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette in a club-record deal and Bosnian defender Sead Kolasinac on a free transfer ahead of the new season.

Premier League champions Chelsea have completed four transfer deals after recruiting Manchester City reserve goalkeeper Willy Caballero, AS Roma’s Antonio Rudiger, Monaco’s Tiemoue Bakayoko and Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata.

Liverpool finished in fourth place last season and manager Jurgen Klopp has brought in Egyptian winger Mohamed Salah, Domimic Solanke and Scottish defender Andy Robertson 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 from Benfica.

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 transfer news:

team logoThe path for Manchester United to sign Nemanja Matic, 28, from Chelsea has been cleared after Juventus switched their focus to PSG’s Blaise Matuidi.

Full story: The Independent

team logoChelsea have made a late bid to try and sign Renato Sanches on loan from Bayern Munich this summer as Antonio Conte eyes his fourth signing.

Full story: The Daily Telegraph

team logoManchester United are “ready to pounce” and sign Gareth Bale if he becomes available at Real Madrid this summer.

Full story: The Daily Mail

team logoChelsea want to make at least three more signings this summer after Antonio Conte sanctioned the sales of both Nemanja Matic and Diego Costa.

Full story: The Daily Telegraph

team logoRB Leipzig midfielder Naby Keita is being encouraged to consider a transfer to Liverpool this summer by his advisors.

Full story: 90min

team logoAntonio Conte has ruled out the possibility of Eden Hazard leaving Chelsea this summer, insisting that the Belgian is “very happy” at Stamford Bridge.

Full story: The Daily Telegraph

team logoTottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino wants to sign Everton star Ross Barkley this summer and convert him into a central midfielder.

Full story: The Times

team logoRB Leipzig winger Emil Forsberg has played down the speculation linking him with a move to Manchester United or AC Milan this summer.

Full story: The Independent

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