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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 logoBarcelona general manager Pep Segura has claimed that the club are “close” to completing a deal for Liverpool star Philippe Coutinho.

Full story: Metro

team logoChelsea are ready to offer Danny Rose a contract worth £120,000 a week to tempt him away from Tottenham this summer.

Full story: The Evening Standard

team logoChristian Pulisic says he has read about the speculation linking him with Liverpool but insists that he will be staying at Borussia Dortmund this summer.

Full story: The Daily Mail

team logoManchester United have shelved plans to sign defender Danny Rose from Tottenham this summer.

Full story: The Daily Star

team logoVirgil van Dijk will not be sold by Southampton to Liverpool in the summer transfer window, according to Southampton chairman Ralph Krueger.

Full story: The Independent

team logoChelsea pulled out of a deal for 27-year-old Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Grzegorz Krychowiak because the French club were too busy handling the signing of Neymar from Barcelona.

Full story: L’Equipe via the Daily Express

team logoManchester United are ready to offer striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic a coaching role as part of their move to re-sign him this summer.

Full story: The Indpendent

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