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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 logoLiverpool will not increase their £66m bid for RB Leipzig midfielder Naby Keita and will instead return to sign the player in 12 months when his release clause will be £48m.

Full story: The Daily Telegraph

team logoArsene Wenger has once again reiterated his stance that Alexis Sanchez will not be sold by Arsenal this summer.

Full story: The Daily Telegraph

team logoInter Milan winger Antonio Candreva admits it is “nice” to be linked with Chelsea after his agent refused to rule out a move to Stamford Bridge.

Full story: Metro

team logoArsenal and Manchester United could be set to battle it out for the signature of 21-year-old Real Madrid starlet Marco Asensio this summer.

Full story: Don Balon via the Daily Star

team logoLiverpool will not make a move for Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk unless they are invited to do so by the south coast club.

Full story: The Daily Mail

team logoTottenham are closing in on the signing of Germany Under-21 defender Jeremy Toljan from Hoffenheim.

Full story: Record via the Sun

team logoChelsea will continue their search for a new defender this summer after Danilo joined Manchester City – and the Blues have identified Southampton duo Ryan Bertrand and Cedric Soares as potential targets.

Full story: The Evening Standard

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