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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. A fee to sign Alvaro Morata has now also been agreed.

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 logoManchester United are monitoring Ross Barkley’s situation at Everton with a view to a possible late bid to sign the midfielder, although they would need Everton to drop their asking price.

Full story: The Daily Mirror

team logoJurgen Klopp remained typically coy when asked about the speculation linking Liverpool with a bid to sign Naby Keita from RB Leipzig this summer.

Full story: Sky Sports

team logoJose Mourinho has admitted that he is “not happy” about Manchester United’s business in the summer transfer window so far.

Full story: ESPN FC

team logoAlvaro Morata has revealed that he has been in “constant” contact with Antonio Conte before his move to Chelsea from Real Madrid was confirmed on Wednesday.

Full story: AS

team logoManchester United have joined Barcelona in the race to sign 24-year-old Italy international Marco Verratti from Paris Saint-Germain this summer after he switched agents.

Full story: The Sun

team logoLiverpool are ready to make a £70m bid to sign Naby Keita from RB Leipzig this summer after their initial approaches were turned down.

Full story: The Daily Mirror

team logoChelsea are holding out for £44m for Atletico Madrid target Diego Costa after agreeing a deal to sign Alvaro Morata.

Full story: The Independent

team logoArsenal have told West Ham that they will have to pay £20m if they want to sign 25-year-old midfielder Jack Wilshere.

Full story: The Daily Star


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