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Transfer round-up: Chelsea confident of signing 22-year-old, Man United close in on 28-year-old

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.

The likes of Arsenal, Manchester United, Liverpool and Chelsea continue to be linked with a host of Europe’s top players ahead of the new season.

The 2017-18 Premier League campaign looks set to be one of the most competitive in recent history and all teams will be keen to strengthen their squads.

So, catch up with the very latest football transfer news from the Premier League’s top clubs in our round-up below.

Latest football transfer news:

team logoChelsea are still confident of signing 22-year-old midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko from Monaco this summer, despite Paris Saint-Germain making a bid to sign Fabinho.

Full story: The Daily Mail

team logoJose Mourinho has taken Fabinho and Tiemoue Bakayoko off his list of potential Manchester United midfield signings this summer to instead focus on signing Eric Dier or Nemanja Matic.

Full story: The Manchester Evening News

team logoMonaco striker Kylian Mbappe has had a three-hour meeting with Arsene Wenger to discuss a possible move to Arsenal.

Full story: The Daily Express

team logoTottenham midfielder Eric Dier is open to the prospect of a move to Manchester United this summer and the club are “pushing hard” to make it happen.

Full story: The Guardian

team logoMeanwhile, Eric Dier has told friends that he would be keen to join Manchester United and work under Jose Mourinho.

Full story: The Daily Star

team logoManchester United will try to sign 28-year-old Croatia winger Ivan Perisic before Inter Milan fly to China for their pre-season tour next Tuesday, with the forward valued at around €55m (£49m).

Full story: The Guardian

team logoBrazilian midfielder Lucas Leiva could be on his way to Lazio after he was not offered a new contract at Liverpool.

Full story: The Daily Star

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