Transfer round-up: Mourinho picks two Man United targets, Fabregas makes Arsenal claim
Read today's top transfer news and rumours on The Grapevine - The Sport Review's football transfer gossip column
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:
Atletico Madrid have made a final offer of £57m for Diego Costa — as the Chelsea striker continues to fight for a move away from Stamford Bridge.
Tottenham Hotspur’s interest in signing Barcelona’s Andre Gomes has put a question mark over Everton midfielder Ross Barkley’s future. The England international was linked with Spurs in the summer.
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has picked either Roma midfielder Radja Nainggolan or Atletico Madrid star Saul Niguez to replace Michael Carrick at the end of the season.
Real Madrid have opened talks with Arsenal striker Alexis Sanchez about a move in January – but senior players at the Spanish club don’t want him to join them.
Liverpool star Philippe Coutinho says he was “honoured” to have been wanted by Barcelona in the summer transfer window.
Chelsea’s Cesc Fabregas has claimed that Arsenal turned down the opportunity to re-sign him when he returned to the Premier League from Barcelona in 2014.