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Transfer round-up: Chelsea close to signing 23-year-old, Man United to announce signing next week

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 in the lead-up to the summer transfer window.

Catch up with the very latest football transfer news from the Premier League’s top clubs in our round-up below.

team logoChelsea are to reignite their interest in signing Juventus defender Leonardo Bonucci this summer and could offer Nemanja Matic as part of the deal.

Full story: The Daily Mirror

team logoManchester United and Arsenal are among six clubs keen on signing Real Madrid star James Rodriguez this summer.

Full story: Don Balon

team logoManchester United’s hopes of signing Alvaro Morata have received a big boost after the striker told Real Madrid he would like a move to Old Trafford. The Red Devils have also bid for Inter Milan winger Ivan Perisic.

Full story: The Guardian

team logoMeanwhile, Manchester United are said to have offered Alvaro Morata a four-year contract at Old Trafford and will conclude a deal next week.

Full story: The Sun

team logoAnd Manchester United will announce the £35m signing of Benfica defender Victor Lindelof next week.

Full story: The Sun

team logoChelsea are closing in on the signing of 23-year-old midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko after agreeing a €40m (£35m) deal with Monaco.

Full story: L’Equipe via Metro

team logoTottenham are weighing up a summer transfer bid for Paris Saint-Germain full-back Serge Aurier.

Full story: The Daily Mirror

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