Transfer round-up: Chelsea FC target deal to sign 29-year-old, Liverpool FC want two defenders
Read today's top transfer news and rumours on The Grapevine - The Sport Review's football transfer gossip column
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 morning in the lead-up to the January transfer window.
It was a busy January transfer window in the Premier League as most of the top teams brought in significant reinforcements for the second half of the season.
Now the attention turns towards the summer, and the players who could be moving clubs ahead of the 2018-19 season.
We’ll keep you up to date with the very latest transfer news concerning your club in our daily gossip and rumours column.
With the summer transfer window just around the corner, The Grapevine has the very latest football transfer news from the Premier League’s top clubs in the round-up below.
Latest football transfer news:
Tottenham are considering a bid to try and sign Anthony Martial, 22, from Manchester United this summer.
Manchester United are ready to pull the plug on a £53m deal to sign Fred, 25, from Shakhtar Donetsk.
Chelsea FC are ready to smash their transfer record by paying £100m to sign Robert Lewandowski, 29, from Bayern Munich.
iverpool FC have shortlisted Burnley’s James Tarkowski and Newcastle United’s Jamaal Lascelle as their two main central defensive targets in the summer transfer window.
Jose Mourinho is prepared to axe Eric Bailly, 24, from his Manchester United squad as he prepares to sign Toby Alderweireld, 29, from Tottenham Hotspur.
Eden Hazard, 27, has hinted that he is prepared to stay at Chelsea FC after insisting that the Blues will be able to challenge for the Premier League next season.