Transfer round-up: Liverpool FC made late £82m bid for 21-year-old, Hazard’s Chelsea 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 already preparing to make a new bid to sign Alexis Sanchez from Arsenal in the January transfer window.
But rumours of Alexis Sanchez agreeing a deadline day transfer from Arsenal to City were “all made up”, according to his Chile team-mate Arturo Vidal.
Liverpool made a last-ditch attempt to sign midfielder Thomas Lemar, also linked with Arsenal, from Monaco with an £82m bid.
Real Madrid agreed to let Gareth Bale sign for Manchester United at the end of the summer transfer window, but the player himself turned down a move.
Eden Hazard has insisted that he is “feeling well” at Chelsea despite the reports linking him with a move to Real Madrid.
Brazil team-mates of Liverpool midfielder Philippe Coutinho reportedly saw him crying before their win over Ecuador, after his move to Barcelona didn’t materialise.
Striker Diego Costa has been named in Chelsea’s 25-man squad list despite reports he would not return to Stamford Bridge this season.