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Transfer round-up: Chelsea to spend £200m on five players, Man United want top 23-year-old

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

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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 logo Chelsea boss Antonio Conte is planning to spend £200m Danny Drinkwater,
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, and three defenders from Southampton: Virgil van Dijk, Cedric Soares, and Ryan Bertrand.

Full story: Daily Express

team logo Manchester City are ready to pay £70m to sign Chile international Alexis Sanchez from title rivals Arsenal.

Full story: Daily Mirror

team logo La Liga giants Barcelona have told Liverpool that they have until the end of Sunday to accept a £118m offer for Philippe Coutinho.

Full story: The Times

team logo Premier League champions Chelsea are still hoping to complete a deal to sign Inter Milan’s 30-year-old winger Antonio Candreva.

Full story: Calciomercato

team logo Manchester United will rival Arsenal and Liverpool for the signature of PSG forward Julian Draxler this summer.

Full story: Daily Mirror

team logo Chelsea will sell Kenedy to Newcastle United, but the Blues won’t allow Michy Batshuayi to move to St James’ Park on loan until later this month.

Full story: Daily Mail

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