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Transfer round-up: Chelsea want to sign 26-year-old in January, Man United to open talks with 26-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 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 United are preparing to open contract talks with David De Gea as they look to tie the goalkeeper down to a new contract. His current contract expires in the summer of 2019.

Full story: The Independent

Real Madrid are “plotting” a swap deal for Tottenham star Dele Alli, with midfielder Mateo Kovacic possibly heading to White Hart Lane.

Full story: Don Balon via the Daily Star

Arsenal are facing competition from Nice, Bordeaux and Red Bull Leipzig for the signature of 19-year-old Le Havre defender Harold Moukoudi.

Full story: The Sun

Chelsea are poised to renew their interest in signing Juventus full-back Alex Sandro, 26, in the January transfer window.

Full story: Transfermarketweb

Merseyside rivals Liverpool and Everton could battle it out to sign 19-year-old Charlton Athletic centre-half Ezri Konsa.

Full story: The Sun

Manchester City are ready to show their faith in Raheem Sterling by offering him a new contract after he was linked with Arsenal in the summer.

Full story: The Daily Star

Defender Luke Shaw had his Manchester United contract extended until the summer of 2019 before the start of the season, despite his lack of playing time under Jose Mourinho.

Full story: The Sun

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