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Transfer round-up: Chelsea FC open talks to sign 22-year-old, Arsenal to complete third signing

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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 twice a day during the whole of the summer 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 now 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:

Chelsea FC are close to beating Real Madrid to the signing of AS Roma goalkeeper Alisson, 25, for around £62m.

Full story: Marca via Metro

Chelsea FC have also opened transfer talks with CSKA Moscow and Russia midfielder Aleksandr Golovin, 22.

Full story: The Daily Mail

Jack Wilshere is going to complete a move to Turkish side Fenerbahce next week after leaving Arsenal.

Full story: Sabah via talkSPORT

Arsenal will finally complete a deal to sign Borussia Dortmund defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos, 30, next week.

Full story: The Daily Star

Chelsea have rejected an opening £50m bid from FC Barcelona for Brazil international Willian, who has also been linked with Manchester United.

Full story: The Daily Mail via Metro

Manchester United transfer target Milan Skriniar, 23, says he is happy at Inter Milan and wants to stay in Italy.

Full story: Radio Expres via The Daily Star

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