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Transfer round-up: Man United hope to make third signing within 48 hours, Chelsea could offer attacker £7m a year

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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 and Monaco’s Tiemoue Bakayoko.

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 transfers news:

team logoManchester United are confident of being able to conclude a deal to sign Croatian winger Ivan Perisic from Inter Milan in the next 48 hours.

Full story: The Daily Express

team logoBut Red Devils boss Jose Mourinho has admitted that he has “no idea” if Manchester United will end up signing Ivan Perisic from Inter Milan this summer.

Full story: Manchester United website

team logoChelsea are refusing to be dragged into a bidding war for Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata – a stance which is likely to frustrate manager Antonio Conte.

Full story: The Daily Star

team logoArsenal are considering selling a number of players to fund a big-money move to sign Thomas Lemar from Monaco this summer.

Full story: The Daily Mail

team logoChelsea are prepared to pay Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang as much as £7m a year in wages after tax but are yet to make an official bid to Borussia Dortmund for the attacker.

Full story: The Daily Mail

team logoArsenal have rejected a £6.2m bid from Italian side Sampdoria for England midfielder Jack Wilshere.

Full story: Gianluca Di Marzio via the Daily Express

team logoAndrea Belotti has asked for a transfer away from Torino as the striker continues to be linked with a move to Chelsea – but AC Milan are also interested.

Full story: Tancredi Palmeri via the Sun

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