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Transfer round-up: Man United want 18-year-old to replace key star, Chelsea target 30-year-old Italian

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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 Manchester United are going to sell David de Gea to join Real Madrid next season if the Red Devils can agree a deal to bring in Italy international Gianluigi Donnarumma from AC Milan.

Full story: The Sun

team logo Ligue 1 side PSG won’t consider selling Julian Draxler this summer despite interest from Arsenal and Liverpool in the Germany star.

Full story: ESPN

team logo Premier League champions Chelsea are targeting Inter Milan’s 30-year-old midfielder Antonio Candreva to improve their squad depth.

Full story: Daily Mirror

team logo Liverpool have turned down Barcelona’s improved €120million (£114.2m) offer for Philippe Coutinho without hesitation.

Full story: Daily Mail

team logo FA Cup holders Arsenal have entered the race to sign Real Madrid’s Spanish starlet Marcos Llorente.

Full story: AS, via teamTALK

team logo Gareth Bale doesn’t want to leave Real Madrid this summer despite interest from Manchester United because the Wales star would consider leaving The Bernabeu a step down.

Full story: Diario Gol, via Daily Star

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