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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 logoChelsea are set to wrap up a deal to sign Antonio Candreva from Inter Milan for £22.6m, according to Italian journalist Enzo Bucchioni.

Full story: Tuttomercatoweb

team logoThomas Lemar has his heart set on a transfer to Arsenal before the close of the summer window, according to reports in France.

Full story: L’Equipe via Metro

team logoChelsea are lining up a £50m bid to try and beat Liverpool to the signature of Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk.

Full story: The Times

team logoManchester United are keeping a close eye on the situation at Real Madrid and are poised to make a £90m bid to sign Gareth Bale.

Full story: The Daily Star

team logoChelsea are interested in signing Danny Drinkwater, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Ross Barkley and Renato Sanches this summer.

Full story: Sky Sports

team logoMonaco are preparing to make a £45m bid to sign Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez, who is entering the final year of his contract with the Gunners.

Full story: The Sun

team logoInter Milan sporting director Piero Ausilio has revealed the club are in fresh contract talks with Manchester United target Ivan Perisic, saying the Italian side have no intention of selling the winger.

Full story: The Daily Mail


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