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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:

Chelsea could use Michy Batshuayi as a makeweight in a potential deal to sign Monaco forward Thomas Lemar, 22, in January.

Full story: The Daily Telegraph

Mesut Ozil would favour a move to Manchester United rather than Barcelona if he leaves Arsenal next year.

Full story: The Daily Mail

Barcelona captain Andres Iniesta says Liverpool FC star Philippe Coutinho would be an “important reinforcement” for the La Liga side.

Full story: Goal

Willian has reassured Chelsea supporters that he will not be leaving the west London club during the January transfer window.

Full story: The Evening Standard

Manchester United are lining up Inter Milan midfielder Joao Mario, 24, as a replacement for the out-of-favour Henrikh Mkhitaryan.

Full story: Corriere dello Sport via the Daily Mirror

Liverpool FC want to sign Atletico Madrid right-back Sime Vrsaljko but face a battle with Napoli to land the 25-year-old Croatian international.

Full story: Corriere dello Sport via the Daily Mirror

Manchester United and Manchester City target Fabinho says this will be his final season with Monaco.

Full story: The Sun

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