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Transfer round-up: Chelsea to spend further £120m on signings, Top striker could move to Man United

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 Cesar Azpilicueta has appeared to call on the Chelsea board to back Antonio Conte in the summer transfer market.

Full story: Daily Mirror

team logo However, the Chelsea heirarchy are ready to back Antonio Conte with a further £120m to spend on summer signings.

Full story: Daily Star

team logo Jurgen Klopp has warned Liverpool supporters that new signings won’t automatically solve their defensive issues this season.

Full story: Liverpool Echo

team logo Antoine Griezmann will consider a move to Atletico Madrid if the Spanish side sell Jan Oblak.

Full story: Don Balon, via Daily Star

team logo Southampton boss Mauricio Pellegrino is still hopeful that Virgil van Dijk will stay at St Mary’s despite interest from Chelsea and Liverpool.

Full story: Sky Sports

team logo Tottenham Hotspur are ready to step up their interest in Lazio forward Keite Balde Diao ahead of transfer deadline day.

Full story: Daily Mirror

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