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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:

Liverpool FC will not make a move for defender Virgil van Dijk unless Southampton lower their £70m valuation for the 26-year-old.

Full story: The Irish Independent

Manchester United are ready to make a £60m bid for Juventus full-back Alex Sandro, 26, in January and beat Chelsea to the Brazilian’s signature.

Full story: The Daily Mirror

Italian champions Juventus and Spanish giants Real Madrid are keen on signing 30-year-old Chelsea defender David Luiz in January.

Full story: The Daily Mail

Alexis Sanchez, 28, has turned down a £400,000-a-week offer from a Chinese club because the Arsenal star is determined to join Manchester City.

Full story: The Sun

Manchester United can land Arsenal star Mesut Ozil, 29, for an £8m signing-on fee if the Germany international leaves The Emirates on a free transfer at the end of the season.

Full story: The Daily Star

Chelsea are pondering a bid to sign 25-year-old Crystal Palace forward Wilfried Zaha in January.

Full story: The Daily Mirror

Manchester United are considering a £27m bid for Real Madrid’s Mateo Kovacic in January.

Full story: The Daily Mirror via The Sun

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