The Grapevine

Transfer round-up: Chelsea target two top strikers, Arsenal make new £40m bid for 21-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 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.

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

team logoChelsea have turned their attentions towards trying to sign Alvaro Morata or Andrea Belotti after apparently missing out on Romelu Lukaku.

Full story: Gianlucadimarzio.com

team logoArsenal are interested in signing 18-year-old French goalkeeper Alban Lafont from Toulouse this summer.

Full story: Le10Sport

team logoChelsea are set to sign 24-year-old Roma defender Antonio Rudiger in a £34m deal in the coming days as the Blues search for their second signing.

Full story: The Daily Mail

team logoArsenal have made an improved £40m bid to sign 21-year-old French midfielder Thomas Lemar from Monaco this summer.

Full story: L’Equipe via Kaveh Solhekol

team logoManchester United are ready to sign Benfica right-back Nelson Semedo in January if they fail to land the Portugal international this summer.

Full story: Correio da Manha

team logoChelsea manager Antonio Conte is ready to consider a move for Crystal Palace striker Christian Benteke as a back-up option this summer.

Full story: The Daily Telegraph

team logoArsenal striker Olivier Giroud has spoken to Everton manager Ronald Koeman over the phone about a potential transfer to Goodison Park and how he’d fit in in the team.

Full story: Foot Mercato

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