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Transfer round-up: Liverpool reach verbal agreement with fourth signing, Chelsea eye shock move for proven striker

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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 Liverpool have reached a verbal agreement with Real Madrid midfielder Mateo Kovacic as Jurgen Klopp looks to improve his midfield options.

Full story: Diario Gol, via Daily Star

team logo Manchester United are interested in signing Fulham defender Ryan Sessegnon, but the Red Devils will face competition from Tottenham Hotspur.

Full story: Sky Sports

team logo Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Dele Alli is set to change his agent with a view to a big-money move in the not too distant future. Chelsea and Manchester United are keeping tabs on the England star.

Full story: Daily Mail

team logo Arsenal are set to hold showdown talks with Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain about his future as Chelsea remain interested in the England international.

Full story: Daily Mail

team logo Crystal Palace manager Frank de Boer has ruled out the possibility of the London side signing £30m-rated Mamadou Sakho from Liverpool.

Full story: Daily Mail

team logo Premier League champions Chelsea are considering a shock move to sign Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy to support big-money signing Alvaro Morata.

Full story: Daily Telegraph

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