Transfer round-up: Chelsea FC want to sign 31-year-old striker, Arsenal could sign Brazilian
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.
With the January transfer window now open and in full swing, 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’s £60m move for Borussia Dortmund forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang hinges on two more transfers being agreed – and the German club will only sanction the move if they get a replacement.
Chelsea FC are hoping to tie up a deal to sign Olivier Giroud, 31, from Arsenal before Wednesday night’s transfer deadline.
And Chelsea FC are willing to let Brazilian defender David Luiz, 30, move to Arsenal as part of a deal to bring Olivier Giroud to Stamford Bridge.
Chelsea FC’s bid to sign Edin Dzeko from Roma has fallen through because of a failure to agree personal terms, according to Sky Sports reporter Kaveh Solhekol.
Chelsea FC are also targeting Tottenham’s Spanish striker Fernando Llorente, 32, if they cannot sign Arsenal’s Giroud.
David Beckham is backing Alexis Sanchez to be a big hit at Manchester United following his much-anticipated transfer from Arsenal last week.
Tottenham have agreed a fee in the region of £25m with Paris Saint-Germain to sign Brazilian winger Lucas Moura, 25.