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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, Monaco’s Tiemoue Bakayoko and Alvaro Morata.

Liverpool finished in fourth place last season and manager Jurgen Klopp has signed Mohamed Salah, Domimic Solanke and 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 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 logoChelsea are among the clubs interested in signing young Nice defender Malang Sarr, 18, this summer, along with Real Madrid and Barcelona.

Full story: Sky Sports

team logoManchester United’s executive vice chairman Ed Woodward has flown out to the United States to step up the Red Devils’ transfer business.

Full story: The Daily Star

team logoChelsea are set to step up their attempts to sign Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain from Arsenal next week. The midfielder’s current deal expires next summer.

Full story: Sky Sports

team logoLiverpool and Manchester City target Virgil van Dijk has been training alone after telling Southampton he wants to leave the club this summer.

Full story: The Sun

team logoChelsea are lining up a £23m bid to sign winger Antonio Candreva from Inter Milan as Antonio Conte searches for his fifth summer signing.

Full story: The Sun

team logoArsenal have been offered the chance to sign Rafinha from Barcelona this summer.

Full story: Sky Sports

team logoChelsea are still keen to sign either Christian Benteke or Fernando Llorente as a back-up striker this summer following the arrival of Alvaro Morata on Friday.

Full story: The Independent

team logoManchester United have made a £35m bid to sign Nemanja Matic from Chelsea – but the Premier League champions want a £50m fee.

Full story: The Daily Mirror

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