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Transfer round-up: Arsenal to hold talks with 24-year-old, Chelsea linked with proven top striker

Read today's top transfer news and rumours on The Grapevine - The Sport Review's football transfer gossip column

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The Sport Review's football transfer gossip column will published throughout the summer Photo: The Sport Review

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 logoArsenal will hold crunch talks with Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, 24, about his future at the club on Thursday, with Chelsea and Liverpool both interested.

Full story: Sky Sports

team logoChelsea are pondering a surprise move to sign Jamie Vardy from Leicester City before next week’s transfer deadline.

Full story: The Daily Mirror

team logoTottenham are hoping to sign defender Serge Aurier from Paris Saint-Germain and also want Estudiantes defender Juan Foyth.

Full story: Sky Sports

team logoChelsea are still interested in signing 23-year-old Italy striker Andrea Belotti from Torino this summer.

Full story: The Daily Star

team logoArsenal and Liverpool have been given hope of signing Jean-Michael Seri from Nice after his proposed move to Barcelona collapsed.

Full story: Mundo Deportivo via Metro

team logoChelsea have identified former Borussia Dortmund head coach Thomas Tuchel as the man they want to succeed Antonio Conte as speculation about the Italian’s future continues.

Full story: Sport-Bild

team logoManchester United have been in talks with Inter Milan over a potential deal to sign winger Ivan Perisic since the end of last season – but he is now expected to sign a new contract at the San Siro.

Full story: The Daily Star

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