Transfer round-up: Chelsea want to sign top 24-year-old, Arsenal to make fresh Lemar bid in January
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:
Paris Saint-Germain are the favourites to sign 28-year-old Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez next year. The Chilean is out of contract in the summer.
Chelsea are considering a move to sign for Stoke goalkeeper Jack Butland, 24, because contract talks with Thibaut Courtois have stalled.
Arsenal will launch a new bid for Monaco winger Thomas Lemar, 22, in January – but it will be well below the £90m they offered in August.
Chelsea set to beat Arsenal and Manchester City to the signing of 17-year-old Hamburg striker Jann-Fiete Arp.
Liverpool left-back Andy Robertson will have to stay at Anfield in January despite wanting more first-team action since his move from Hull in the summer.
Mesut Ozil is set to open talks about a move to Barcelona next year, with his Arsenal deal set to expire at the end of this season.
Frank Lampard says that he wants to see Chelsea bring in a new striker in the January transfer window.