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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:

FC Barcelona defender Jordi Alba has played down reports linking him with a move to the Premier League amid interest from Chelsea FC and Manchester United.

Full story: Daily Mirror

Lucas Torreira has refused to confirm whether a move to Arsenal from Serie A giants Sampdoria is close to completion.

Full story: Daily Express

Chelsea FC are ready to meet Juventus’ asking price to sign Italian centre-half Daniele Rugani to improve their defensive options.

Full story: 101 Great Goals, via Calcionews24.com

Emre Can has sent a move to Reds supporters about starting a new chapter in his career after the German midfielder completed a move to Juventus from Liverpool FC on Thursday.

Full story: Emre Can / Instagram

Man United could make a swoop for Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic this summer as the FC Barcelona star wants to finish his career in the Premier League.

Full story: Daily Star, via Diario Gol

Chelsea FC want to sign Juventus midfielder Miralem Pjanic and Napoli defender Raul Albiol as the Blues close in on Maurizio Sarri’s appointment.

Full story: Daily Mirror

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