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Transfer round-up: Chelsea FC’s Rakitic update, Arsenal goalkeeper update

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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 in the build-up to the 2019 summer transfer window.

It was a busy January transfer window in the Premier League as most of the top teams brought in some reinforcements for the second half of the season.

Attentions will now inevitably turn towards the summer transfer window, as Premier League clubs begin considering bringing in some potential reinforcements ahead of next 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 summer transfer window drawing gradually closer, The Grapevine has the very latest football transfer news from the Premier League’s top clubs in the round-up below.

Football transfer news:

Serie A side Napoli are close to signing Arsenal goalkeeper David Ospina, 30, on a permanent basis.

Full story: Calciomercato

Chelsea FC are set to face competition from German champions Bayern Munich for the signature of FC Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic, 30.

Full story: The Sun

AS Roma sporting director Monchi is set to leave the Italian club this summer and join Unai Emery’s set-up at Arsenal.

Full story: Marca via Metro

Manchester United’s summer transfer plans have been dealt a blow after Milan Skriniar, 24, revealed he is close to signing a new deal with Inter Milan.

Full story: The Daily Mirror

Zinedine Zidane will not be deterred by Chelsea FC’s transfer ban and is in line to become the new manager at Stamford Bridge – he could have £200m to spend during the Blues’ appeal.

Full story: The Sun

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