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Transfer round-up: Chelsea FC determined to sign 29-year-old, Man United eye two top signings

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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 January transfer window in the Premier League as most of the top teams brought in significant reinforcements for the second half of the season.

Now the attention turns towards the summer, and the players who could be moving clubs ahead of the 2018-19 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 summer transfer window just around the corner, 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 worried that Jack Wilshere, 26, will reject their offer of a new contract and leave the club on a free transfer this summer.

Full story: The Guardian

Chelsea FC are determined to try and beat the likes of Manchester United to the signing of Tottenham defender Toby Alderweireld, 29, this summer.

Full story: The Daily Mirror

Manchester United could sign both Real Madrid’s Raphael Varane, 24, and FC Barcelona’s Samuel Umtiti, 24, in the summer transfer window.

Full story: The Daily Mirror via The Daily Star

Guillem Balague says Real Madrid are likely to sell Gareth Bale, 28, this summer but has played down the chances of a return to Tottenham Hotspur.

Full story: Sky Sports

Liverpool offered Philippe Coutinho plus €70m (£61m) to Real Madrid for Gareth Bale, according to claims in a new book.

Full story: Metro

West Ham are lining up a £4m move for Manchester United’s 25-year-old goalkeeper Sam Johnstone.

Full story: The Daily Mirror

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