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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 logoJuventus have rejected a fresh £53m bid from Chelsea for Brazilian left-back Alex Sandro.

Full story: TransferMarketWeb

team logoJurgen Klopp is facing a battle to hold on to two of his most important Liverpool stars – with Inter Milan ready to launch a £35m move for Sadio Mane and Philippe Coutinho being linked with Barcelona.

Full story: The Daily Express

team logoArsene Wenger has told Arsenal striker Alexis Sanchez that he will not be sold to another English club this summer.

Full story: The Times

team logoChelsea are interested in signing Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, 23, from Arsenal and turning him into a right wing-back.

Full story: The Daily Mirror

team logoArsenal goalkeeper David Ospina is planning to stay and fight for his place at The Emirates next season.

Full story: The Evening Standard

team logoChelsea are now prioritising a move for midfielder Ross Barkley, 23, after putting the Everton star high on their list of targets.

Full story: The Liverpool Echo

team logoGareth Bale is “threatening” to join Manchester United if Zinedine Zidane fails to give him the chance to overcome his injury woes at Real Madrid.

Full story: Diario Gol

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