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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 logoItalian side Inter Milan are preparing to launch a £35m move to sign Liverpool striker Sadio Mane this summer.

Full story: The Daily Express

team logoArsenal are considering making a fourth bid to try and sign 21-year-old France midfielder Thomas Lemar from Monaco this summer.

Full story: The Daily Mail

team logoZlatan Ibrahimovic is considering rejecting a second stint with Manchester United in favour of moving back to Italy, preferably with his former club AC Milan.

Full story: Tuttosport

team logoChelsea boss Antonio Conte believes he would be able to turn Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain into a quality wing-back by signing him from Arsenal this summer.

Full story: The Daily Express

team logoArsenal are lining up a move to try and sign Nice midfielder Jean Michael Seri – but only later in the summer.

Full story: The Daily Mail

team logoJurgen Klopp has once again insisted that Liverpool playmaker Philippe Coutinho is not for sale this summer.

Full story: The Daily Mail

team logoArsenal are “confident” of beating Liverpool to the signature of Thomas Lemar this summer after it was claimed the Reds could make a move for the 21-year-old.

Full story: The Sun

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