Transfer round-up: Man United ‘close’ to signing 19-year-old, Liverpool FC eye teenager
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.
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:
Liverpool FC are keen to take advantage of a contract loophole to sign 17-year-old forward Joao Pedro from Fluminense this summer.
Manchester United are “very close” to signing defender Matthijs de Ligt, 19, from Ajax this summer.
Chelsea FC will demand Real Madrid pay £130m for Eden Hazard, 28, but the Spanish giants only value him at £88m.
Manchester United will have to pay more than £105m if they want to 19-year-old Benfica forward Joao Felix.
Tottenham Hotspur are ready to battle FC Barcelona for the signature of Real Betis midfielder Giovani Lo Celso, 23.
Manchester United’s bid to sign Newcastle midfielder Sean Longstaff, 21, could hinge on whether Rafael Benitez remains as manager.
Arsenal have had a £6.1m bid for Lorient star Alexis Claude-Maurice, 20, rejected.