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Transfer round-up: Chelsea to bid £50m for 27-year-old next week, Arsenal boost in link to top winger

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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 logoChelsea will launch a £50m bid to sign defender Danny Rose from Tottenham after the two sides play at Wembley in the Premier League on Sunday.

Full story: The Sun

team logoArsenal have been given the green light to sign Leicester City winger Riyad Mahrez, 26, after Roma withdrew their interest in the Algerian.

Full story: Sky Italia via Metro

team logoDeportivo La Coruna are ready to take Diego Costa on loan from Atletico Madrid for the first half of the season in a move that could finally help push through the striker’s exit from Chelsea.

Full story: La Voz de Galicia

team logoTottenham are confident of completing a deal to sign Ajax centre-back Davinson Sanchez for an initial £27m.

Full story: The Daily Mirror

team logo Chelsea are trying to sign Torino striker Andrea Belotti, 23, as a replacement for want-away forward Diego Costa.

Full story: The Daily Star

team logoTottenham Hotspur have had a bid worth around £25m for 17-year-old Fulham left-back Ryan Sessegnon rejected.

Full story: The Daily Telegraph

team logoChelsea have had two bids of £52m and £61m for Juventus full-back Alex Sandro rejected by the Serie A club.

Full story: The Evening Standard

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