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Transfer round-up: Liverpool FC close in on £70m first January signing, Arsenal lead race to sign 20-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:

Arsenal are now leading Manchester United and Chelsea in the race to sign Bayer Leverkusen starlet Leon Bailey in the January transfer window.

Full story: The Daily Mirror

Liverpool FC are close to agreeing a £70m deal to sign defender Virgil van Dijk from Southampton in the January transfer window.

Full story: Sunday World via Daily Express

Olivier Giroud’s agent is due in London for crunch talks this week over the 30-year-old Arsenal striker’s future.

Full story: The Daily Mirror

Guillem Balague has revealed that Barcelona are losing hope of signing Philippe Coutinho from Liverpool FC in the January transfer window.

Full story: Sky Sports

Inter Milan want to take out-of-favour midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan on loan from Manchester United in January.

Full story: The Daily Mail

Arsene Wenger wants Arsenal to up their efforts in a bid to sign Sevilla misfit Steven N’Zonzi next week.

Full story: The Daily Express

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