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Transfer round-up: Chelsea clear to make fifth signing, 21-year-old will be Arsenal’s third signing

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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 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 logoInter Milan are demanding Anthony Martial on loan as they look to negotiate the sale of Ivan Perisic to Manchester United.

Full story: The Daily Mail

team logoChelsea have been cleared to sign 30-year-old Antonio Candreva from Inter Milan this summer as they search for their fifth signing.

Full story: Calciomercato via the Daily Star

team logoTottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino has described reports linking Eric Dier with a transfer to Manchester United this summer as “just rumours”.

Full story: The Daily Express

team logoArsenal are definitely going to complete a deal to sign Thomas Lemar from Monaco this summer, according to Italian journalist Emanuele Giulianelli.

Full story: Emaneuele Giulianelli via Twitter

team logoBrazilian teenager Gabriel Martinelli has been taken on trial at Manchester United as he looks to secure a move to the Red Devils.

Full story: The Manchester Evening News

team logoLiverpool are interested in a deal for Barcelona midfielder Rafinha as the Spanish club continue to pursue Philippe Coutinho.

Full story: Mundo Deportivo via Metro

team logoManchester United have opened contract talks with Spanish midfielder Ander Herrera in a bid to fend off reported interest from Barcelona.

Full story: The Daily Express

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