Transfer round-up: Arsenal to sign 24-year-old this week, Man United bid turned down
Read today's top transfer news and rumours on The Grapevine - The Sport Review's football transfer gossip column
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.
The summer transfer window is now in full swing 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, published every morning during the summer months.
So, with the summer transfer window deadline 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:
Lille winger Nicolas Pepe, 24, will complete his £72m move to Arsenal on Tuesday or Wednesday this week.
Juventus midfielder Blaise Matuidi, 32, is interested in a move to Manchester United this summer.
Liverpool FC plan to integrate 16-year-old winger Harvey Elliott with the first-team squad this season after his move to Anfield from Fulham.
Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba, 26, will force through a transfer to Real Madrid if he feels it is the “best club for him”, according to his brother Mathias.
Manchester United have identified an alternative to Harry Maguire – Benfica centre-back Ruben Dias – but have had their offer rejected for the 22-year-old.
Unai Emery says Arsenal are continuing to work on a deal for winger Nicolas Pepe, 24, as the Ivorian edges closer to a club-record £72m switch from Lille.