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Transfer round-up: Man United to make first January signing, Chelsea FC close to signing striker

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Welcome to 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 day during the 2019 January transfer window.

It was a busy summer transfer window in the Premier League as most of the top teams brought in significant reinforcements ahead of the start of the new campaign.

Attentions will now turn towards the forthcoming January transfer window, as Premier League clubs begin considering brining in some potential reinforcements for the midway stage of the season.

We’ll keep you up to date with the very latest transfer news concerning your club in our daily football gossip and rumours column.

So, with the January transfer window now open, The Grapevine has the very latest football transfer news from the Premier League’s top clubs in the round-up below.

Football transfer news:

Manchester United’s first signing of the January transfer window will be a deal to land 16-year-old Amiens forward Noam Emeran, after the teenager confirmed the move to Old Trafford in an interview with French media.

Full story: Le Courrier Picard via The Manchester Evening News

Chelsea FC are closing in on a £31m transfer deal to sign Zenit Saint Petersburg midfielder Leandro Paredes, 24.

Full story: The Daily Express

Midfielder Aaron Ramsey, 28, has signed a pre-contract agreement to join Juventus from Arsenal in the summer, when his current deal is set to expire.

Full story: Sky Sports

Chelsea FC are ready to hand Callum Hudson-Odoi, 18, a new contract worth £50,000 per week in a bid to fend off interest from Bayern Munich.

Full story: The Daily Mail

Meanwhile, Chelsea FC are trying to complete a deal to sign Gonzalo Higuain, 31, from Juventus in time for him to make his debut at Arsenal on Saturday.

Full story: The Evening Standard

Liverpool FC are keeping tabs on Schalke midfielder Weston McKennie, 20. He has been watched by Reds scouts in the last two seasons.

Full story: The Sun

Arsenal manager Unai Emery has confirmed that “primitive” talks have been held about signing FC Barcelona midfielder Denis Suarez, 25, but admits a deal may be tricky this month.

Full story: The Daily Mirror

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