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Transfer round-up: Liverpool table £15.3m offer for midfielder, Man United want 25-year-old defender

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 Liverpool have sent representatives to discuss a potential move to sign Ajax’s Moroccan winger Hakim Ziyech.

Full story: Lions de Atlas, via Sport Witness

team logo Chelsea hopes of signing Juventus left-back Alex Sandro have suffered a blow after manager Massimiliano Allegri ruled out the Brazilian defender leaving the Turin side.

Full story: Daily Mail

team logo Liverpool are ready to swoop to sign France international Geoffrey Kondogbia, who wants to leave Inter Milan this summer.

Full story: Gazzetto dello Sport

team logo Tottenham Hotspur flop Moussa Sissoko is set to complete a move to Turkish side Trabzonspor in the next week following a disappointing first season at White Hart Lane.

Full story: Fanatik

team logo Liverpool are ready to make a £15.3m offer to sign Rennes midfielder Benjamin Andre after missing out on RB Leipzig’s Naby Keita.

Full story: Le Telegramme, via Sky Sports

team logo Manchester United will battle with Premier League champions Chelsea for the signing of Barcelona midfielder Sergi Roberto.

Full story: Don Balon

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