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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 during the summer transfer window.

In what has been a busy summer since the 2016-17 season ended, Arsenal have added Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette and Bosnian defender Sead Kolasinac to their squad ahead of the new season.

Premier League champions Chelsea have completed deals for Manchester City reserve goalkeeper Willy Caballero, AS Roma’s Antonio Rudiger, Monaco’s Tiemoue Bakayoko and Alvaro Morata.

Liverpool finished in fourth place last season and manager Jurgen Klopp has signed Mohamed Salah, Domimic Solanke and 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 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 logoJose Mourinho has ruled out Manchester United signing Gareth Bale from Real Madrid this summer.

Full story: The Sport Review

team logoChelsea have made a move to sign Brazilian starlet Richarlison from Fluminense, according to reports in the British media.

Full story: The Daily Mail

team logoJose Mourinho has refused to comment on speculation that Manchester United want to sign Chelsea midfielder Nemanja Matic or Tottenham Hotspur star Eric Dier.

Full story: The Sport Review

team logoArsenal are leading the race to sign England midfielder Ross Barkley from Everton this summer, with Tottenham also interested.

Full story: The Daily Express

team logoMatteo Darmian has insisted that he is happy at Manchester United despite the speculation linking him with a transfer away from Old Trafford this summer.

Full story: The Daily Mail

team logoChelsea are weighing up a possible transfer move to sign Ballou Jean-Yves Tabla from Montreal Impact after being recommended the 18-year-old by club legend Didier Drogba.

Full story: ESPN

team logoLiverpool and Manchester City remain in the race to sign Kylian Mbappe from Monaco this summer, according to reports in France.

Full story: Le10Sport via the Daily Star

team logoAntonio Conte has revealed that he is still hoping Chelsea will tie up the signing of at least one more player before the end of the summer transfer window.

Full story: Metro

team logoArsene Wenger has insisted that the speculation linking Alexis Sanchez with a move from Arsenal to Paris Saint-Germain is “only media imagination”.

Full story: Arsenal website

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