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Transfer round-up: Man United given deadline for fourth signing, Chelsea want to sign 30-year-old

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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 logoInter Milan have given Manchester United one week to tie up a deal to sign Ivan Perisic before the 28-year-old is taken off the market.

Full story: Tuttosport via the Daily Express

team logoChelsea could line up a player-plus-cash deal to sign 30-year-old midfielder Antonio Candreva this summer, with the Blues said to be ready to offer Andreas Christiansen to Inter Milan.

Full story: Tuttosport via the Daily Express

team logoManchester United remain in the hunt for another signing this summer as Jose Mourinho prepares for his second season in charge at Old Trafford.

Full story: The Daily Mirror

team logoLiverpool will complete a transfer deal to sign Virgil van Dijk from Southampton this summer, according to Phil Thompson.

Full story: Sky Sports

team logoChelsea are facing the possibility of having to keep Diego Costa next season after the striker rejected a transfer to Italian side AC Milan.

Full story: The Sun

team logoLiverpool have been boosted in their pursuit of 22-year-old midfielder Naby Keita – but still look unlikely to sign the RB Leipzig man until next summer.

Full story: The Sun

team logoTottenham are ready to make a move for Southampton goalkeeper Paulo Gazzaniga in a £2m deal as the Lilywhites search for their first summer signing.

Full story: The Sun


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