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Transfer round-up: Chelsea want four more signings, 23-year-old keen on Man United move

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.

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 are confident Manchester United will not increase their transfer offer for 28-year-old Croatian winger Ivan Perisic.

Full story: Mediaset Premium

team logoTottenham want to sign Benfica’s 28-year-old Serbia midfielder Ljubomir Fejsa this summer.

Full story: The Sun

team logoReal Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane has confirmed Gareth Bale could leave the club this summer and says the forward’s future is not up to him as he continues to be linked with Manchester United.

Full story: Metro

team logoChelsea want to sign another four more players this summer, with Swansea City striker Fernando Llorente a prime target.

Full story: The Evening Standard

team logoEverton star Ross Barkley is open to the idea of joining Manchester United this summer and is also being linked with Tottenham.

Full story: The Guardian

team logoArsenal made an approach to Real Madrid about signing Gareth Bale earlier in the summer transfer window.

Full story: Don Balon

team logoRB Leipzig chief Ralf Rangnick says midfielder Naby Keita has had his head turned by the speculation linking the midfielder with a transfer to Liverpool this summer.

Full story: The Daily Star

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