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Transfer round-up: Man United’s big Ronaldo boost, Chelsea target four more new signings

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 logoCristiano Ronaldo told a Madrid court last week he wants to return to England, prompting fresh talk of a possible move back to Manchester United this summer.

Full story: Sky Sports

team logoBarcelona are on the verge of completing a deal to sign Brazilian playmaker Philippe Coutinho from Liverpool.

Full story: Mundo Deportivo via Metro

team logoArsene Wenger says he is convinced that Alexis Sanchez will give his all to help fire Arsenal to the Premier League title this season.

Full story: The Daily Express

team logoChelsea are hopeful that they would be able to persuade Virgil van Dijk to sign for them ahead of Liverpool this summer.

Full story: The Evening Standard

team logoIn the same story, Chelsea boss Antonio Conte is still looking to sign at least four more players this summer, taking the total number of signings at Stamford Bridge to eight.

Full story: The Evening Standard

team logoBoth Arsenal and Liverpool are among the clubs keen on signing Thomas Lemar from Monaco this summer as the race for his signature hots up.

Full story: Kaveh Solhekol via Twitter

team logoRiyad Mahrez says he is still looking to finalise a move from Leicester this month, with Roma and Arsenal touted as possible destinations.

Full story: Sky Sports

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