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Transfer round-up: Mourinho tells Man United next signing to make after Matic, Chelsea eye top Serie A defender

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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 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 logo Jose Mourinho has told Manchester United that he wants to sign Inter Milan winger Ivan Perisic once a deal for Nemanja Matic is complete.

Full story: Daily Telegraph, via Metro

team logo Jurgen Klopp has joked that Liverpool will make a €300m offer to sign RB Leipzig midfielder Naby Keita.

Full story: The Independent

team logo Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has insisted that Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez are in an ideal situation despite having less than 12 months on their current deals.

Full story: Metro

team logo However, reports in Italy claim that Arsene Wenger has sent a doctor to Sanchez’s home because the Arsenal manager doesn’t believe the Chile star is sick.

Full story: Gianlucadimarzio.com

team logo Chelsea are still hoping to complete a deal to sign Juventus defender Alex Sandro despite the Serie A champions’ reluctance to sell another defender.

Full story: Kaveh Solhekol/Twitter

team logo Jose Mourinho has told Turkish club Galatasaray to forget about signing “key” Manchester United midfielder Marouane Fellaini.

Full story: ESPN

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