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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.

Jose Mourinho has also reunited with Chelsea midfielder Nemanja Matic at Old Trafford after luring the Serbia star from the Premier League champions.

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 logoReal Madrid president Florentino Perez has told Jose Mourinho that he would be willing to let Gareth Bale leave to join Manchester United this summer.

Full story: Diario Gol via the Daily Express

team logoBut Gareth Bale himself insists he isn’t distracted by the ongoing speculation he is being forced out of Real Madrid and is set to make a move to Manchester United.

Full story: BT Sport via Metro

team logoBarcelona want to sign Liverpool playmaker Philippe Coutinho by the end of the week.

Full story: The Daily Mirror

team logoAntonio Conte has made it clear that he wants to significantly further bolster his Chelsea squad this summer, with a midfielder a priority.

Full story: Sky Sports via The Sun

team logoManchester United are ready to turn their attentions towards trying to sign Danny Rose from Tottenham Hotspur this summer if they fail to sign a new winger.

Full story: The Independent

team logoParis Saint-Germain are ready to offer £80m to sign Arsenal star Alexis Sanchez as they try to beat Manchester City to the Chilean.

Full story: The Independent

team logoLiverpool are poised to turn down a request from Hannover to take 17-year-old forward Ben Woodburn on loan for next season.

Full story: The Daily Mail

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