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Transfer round-up: Chelsea want 23-year-old, Mourinho tells Man United to offer 28-year-old £500,000 a week

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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 logoChelsea are interested in signing Portugese defender Joao Cancelo, 23, from Valencia this summer.

Full story: Sky Sports

team logoLiverpool boss Jurgen Klopp is the biggest obstacle to any negotiations for Barcelona in trying to sign Philippe Coutinho this summer.

Full story: Marca

team logoJose Mourinho has told Manchester United chiefs to offer Gareth Bale a huge contract worth £500,000 a week in order to try and tempt him into a £100m transfer to Old Trafford this summer.

Full story: The Sun

team logoDanny Rose has admitted that he would be open to the possibility of leaving Tottenham Hotspur in the future amid reports linking him to Manchester United.

Full story: The Sun

team logoJose Mourinho wants to bring a new defender, preferably a left-back, to Manchester United before the close of the summer transfer window if possible.

Full story: The Manchester Evening News

team logoArsenal are worried that star forward Alexis Sanchez could revive his attempts to force a move away from The Emirates this summer. He has one year left on his contract.

Full story: The Daily Mirror

team logoChelsea midfielder Willian has revealed that he held talks with Manchester United this summer about rejoining former boss Jose Mourinho.

Full story: Goal

team logoManchester United are also set to make a fresh bid to sign Croatian winger Ivan Perisic from Inter Milan this week.

Full story: The Manchester Evening News

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