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Transfer round-up: Chelsea lead race for 14-year-old starlet, Arsenal’s defender update

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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 every morning in the lead-up to the January transfer window.

It was a busy summer transfer window in the Premier League as most of the top teams brought in significant reinforcements for the 2017-18 campaign.

However, there is still plenty of business to be done, with the January transfer window offering clubs the chance to bolster their squads mid-way through the Premier League season.

We’ll keep you up to date with the very latest transfer news concerning your club in our daily gossip and rumours column.

As the build-up to the January transfer window begins to gather pace, The Grapevine has the very latest football transfer news from the Premier League’s top clubs in the round-up below.

Latest football transfer news:

Manchester City are worried that Paris Saint-Germain are now favourites to sign Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez. He is out of contract next summer.

Full story: The Sun

Chelsea are leading the race to sign 14-year-old starlet Elye Wahi from French side Caen. Liverpool, Tottenham, Southampton, Manchester City, Manchester United and Juventus are all said to also want the teenager – but he cannot seal a move until he is 16.

Full story: Le Parisien via the Sun

Juan Cuadrado insists he is happy to have stayed at Juventus despite the reported interest from Arsenal this summer.

Full story: Premium Sport via Metro

Chelsea have reached an agreement with Atletico Madrid to sell striker Diego Costa back to the Spanish club in January.

Full story: Chelsea website

Arsene Wenger says Arsenal are no longer interested in signing West Brom defender Jonny Evans, who was linked with them this summer.

Full story: The Daily Star

Spanish giants Barcelona have joined Liverpool in the race to sign RB Leipzig central defender Dayot Upamecano.

Full story: Bild via the Sun

Arsene Wenger has revealed that Arsenal were interested in signing midfielder Gareth Barry before his move from Aston Villa to Manchester City in 2009.

Full story: Arsenal website

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