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Transfer round-up: Chelsea confident of signing top 23-year-old, Attacker to hold talks about Arsenal interest

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 logo Chelsea are very confident that they will agree a £35m deal to sign England midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain from Arsenal.

Full story: Evening Standard

team logo Chelsea have told Diego Costa that he must return to the Premier League champions from Brazil if he wants to secure a summer exit before transfer deadline day.

Full story: The Guardian

team logo Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson is hoping to convince Brazil international Philippe Coutinho to remain at Anfield beyond the summer.

Full story: Daily Mirror

team logo Marco Asensio is planning to hold emergency talks with Real Madrid about his future amid interest from Arsenal following his El Clasico goal on Sunday night.

Full story: The Sun

team logo Chelsea are interested in signing Tottenham Hotspur target Davinson Sanchez, but Ajax don’t want to sell their prized asset.

Full story: Daily Star

team logo Serie A champions Juventus are interested in signing Arsenal and England midfielder Jack Wilshere.

Full story: Gazzetta dello Sport, via Daily Mirror

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