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Transfer round-up: Chelsea’s boost in bid to sign 24-year-old, Liverpool hint about more signings

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 logoAlex Oxlade-Chamberlain, 24, is set to hand Chelsea a boost by turning down the offer of a new contract worth £125,000 a week from Arsenal.

Full story: The Daily Star

team logoPhilippe Coutinho is considering making a public statement voicing his discontent with his situation at Liverpool as he continues to push for a transfer to Barcelona.

Full story: Yahoo! Sport

team logoBarcelona are preparing to make a late summer transfer bid to sign Chelsea winger Willian.

Full story: The Times

team logoA bid of more than £70m could tempt Arsene Wenger into changing his mind and selling Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez to Manchester City this summer.

Full story: The Independent

team logoJurgen Klopp has hinted that qualifying for the Champions League group stage could make it easier for Liverpool to wrap up some further signings before transfer deadline day.

Full story: Sky Sports

team logoInter Milan have made a bid to sign Arsenal defender Shkodran Mustafi on a season-long loan with a view to a permanent deal.

Full story: The Daily Mirror

team logoCristiano Ronaldo could leave Real Madrid before next week’s transfer deadline. Manchester United have been linked with a move to re-sign the Portugal star in the past.

Full story: El Pais via the Manchester Evening News

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