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Transfer round-up: Arsenal close to £45m deal for third signing, Chelsea eye £50m double swoop

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 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 transfer news:

team logo Liverpool are ready to make one last-ditch attempt to sign RB Leipzig midfielder Naby Keita this summer.

Full story: Daily Mirror

team logo Arsenal are close to concluding a £45m deal to sign Monaco’s impressive France midfielder Thomas Lemar.

Full story: The Sun

team logo Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane has failed to guarantee that Manchester United target Gareth Bale will stay at The Bernabeu this summer.

Full story: Daily Mirror

team logo Premier League champions Chelsea are planning a £50m double swoop to sign Everton star Ross Barkley and Arsenal midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain.

Full story: The Sun

team logo Liverpool are still adamant that Philippe Coutinho won’t be sold this summer despite interest from La Liga giants Barcelona.

Full story: ESPN

team logo Juventus striker Paulo Dybala has no intenion of leaving the Serie A club this summer despite interest from Manchester United and Barcelona.

Full story: talkSPORT

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