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Transfer round-up: Arsenal offer 24-year-old £125,000 a week, Chelsea linked with top 28-year-old

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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 logoBarcelona’s Sergi Roberto says he intends to stay at Camp Nou despite the recent speculation linking him with a move to Manchester United or Chelsea.

Full story: Metro

team logoChelsea and AC Milan have been put on alert after striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, 28, said he needs to leave Borussia Dortmund if he is to “grow”.

Full story: RMC via the Sun

team logoMesut Ozil is not happy at Arsenal and wants to leave the club, according to former Gunners defender Martin Keown.

Full story: The Daily Mail

team logoManchester United are expecting Zlatan Ibrahimovic to sign a new contract to stay at Old Trafford and could pen a deal this week.

Full story: ESPN

team logoArsenal manager Arsene Wenger has told the club’s fans that he will need to sell players before making any more signings this summer.

Full story: The Independent

team logoManchester City are ready to break the world transfer record and meet Lionel Messi’s £275m buyout clause at Barcelona.

Full story: Yahoo! Sport

team logoArsenal have offered Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, 24, a new contract worth £125,000 a week to try and keep the midfielder at The Emirates and see off interest from Chelsea.

Full story: The Daily Star

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