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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 and AS Roma’s Antonio Rudiger.

Liverpool finished in fourth place last season and manager Jurgen Klopp has signed Egypt winger Mohamed Salah and England youngster Domimic Solanke 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 logoArsenal manager Arsene Wenger has been texting forward Alexis Sanchez to try to persuade him to stay at the club, with the Chilean’s contract set to expire next summer.

Full story: The Sun

team logoJose Mourinho has confirmed that Manchester United want to sign at least two more players this summer following the arrivals of Victor Lindelof and Romelu Lukaku.

Full story: The Daily Express

team logoLiverpool are closing in on the signing of Scottish defender Andy Robertson from Hull City for a fee of around £8m.

Full story: The Guardian

team logoChelsea have made a surprise €100m (£88m) bid to sign 29-year-old striker Gonzalo Higuain from Juventus, but their offer was immediately rejected.

Full story: Tuttosport via Metro

team logoLiverpool are lining up a second big-money bid to sign midfielder Naby Keita from RB Leipzig, but the German club are reluctant to sell him.

Full story: The Liverpool Echo

team logoChelsea are closing in on a £65m deal to sign Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang from Borussia Dortmund after missing out on Romelu Lukaku.

Full story: The Daily Mirror

team logoJose Mourinho has confirmed that Manchester United were interested in signing Alvaro Morata this summer but that the Red Devils could not agree a fee with Real Madrid.

Full story: The Daily Express

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