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Transfer round-up: Man United suffer Boateng blow, Chelsea FC make world record bid

Read today's top transfer news and rumours on The Grapevine - The Sport Review's football transfer gossip column

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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.

Football transfer news:

Leicester City have lined up two replacements for England star Harry Maguire, who is wanted by Manchester United.

Full story: Daily Mirror

Chelsea FC are ready to make former Real Madrid target Kepa the most expensive goalkeeper in the world after activating the Athletic Bilbao’s £71.5m contract release clause.

Full story: The Guardian

Chelsea FC are ready to improve Kepa’s current 4m euros-a-year net wages (£3.58m) if the Blues sign the shot stopper.

Full story: AS

Manchester United record signing Paul Pogba has told his team-mates that he wants to move to FC Barcelona.

Full story: Daily Mail

Bayern Munich defender Jerome Boateng has called Jose Mourinho to tell the manager that he won’t be moving to Manchester United.

Full story: Bild

Tottenham Hotspur have made a £25m bid to sign Aston Villa playmaker Jack Grealish ahead of deadline day.

Full story: Daily Telegraph

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Mikel Arteta (Photo: Arsenal Media / Screengrab)
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Sky Sports reporter gives latest on Man United's bid to sign Jadon Sancho
Erling Haaland
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Erling Haaland
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