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The January transfer window is fast approaching Photo: The Sport Review

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:

Unai Emery wants Arsenal to keep Aaron Ramsey until the end of the season, rather than allow the 28-year-old midfielder to leave this month.

Full story: The London Evening Standard

Chelsea FC are closing in on a deal to sign AC Milan striker Gonzalo Higuain, 31, with Alvaro Morata, 26, set to join the Italian club on loan.

Full story: The Sun

FC Barcelona midfielder Denis Suarez, 24, is close to joining Arsenal in a £14m deal, with the Spaniard having been previously linked with Everton and West Ham.

Full story: Gianluca Di Marzio via Metro

Liverpool FC are not prepared to allow England midfielder Adam Lallana, 30, to leave on loan this month.

Full story: Sky Sports

AC Milan will consider selling midfielder Franck Kessie, 22, linked with Tottenham and Chelsea FC, for about £40m.

Full story: Calciomercato

West Ham United starlet Reece Oxford, 20, is holding out for a “dream” move to Arsenal.

Full story: The Daily Mirror

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