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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 during the summer transfer window.

In what has been a busy summer since the 2016-17 season ended, Arsenal have signed Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette in a club-record deal and Bosnian defender Sead Kolasinac on a free transfer ahead of the new season.

Premier League champions Chelsea have completed four transfer deals after recruiting Manchester City reserve goalkeeper Willy Caballero, AS Roma’s Antonio Rudiger, Monaco’s Tiemoue Bakayoko and Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata.

Liverpool finished in fourth place last season and manager Jurgen Klopp has brought in Egyptian winger Mohamed Salah, Domimic Solanke and Scottish defender Andy Robertson to improve his squad.

Manchester United have spent the biggest transfer fee this summer so far after signing Romelu Lukaku in a £75m deal from Everton following Victor Lindelof’s arrival from Benfica.

Jose Mourinho has also reunited with Chelsea midfielder Nemanja Matic at Old Trafford after luring the Serbia star from the Premier League champions.

With plenty of time until deadline day, The Grapevine has the very latest football transfer news from the Premier League’s top clubs in our round-up below.

Latest football transfer news:

team logoBarcelona have accepted that Liverpool will not sell them playmaker Philippe Coutinho, 25, before the close of the current transfer window.

Full story: The Daily Mirror

team logoChelsea are lining up a new big-money bid to try and sign Andrea Belotti, 23, from Torino this summer after already having had three offers turned down.

Full story: TransferMarketWeb via the Daily Star

team logoSpanish football expert Guillem Balague has said that it is now extremely unlikely that Barcelona will be able to sign Philippe Coutinho from Liverpool this summer.

Full story: Sky Sports

team logoChelsea could still make a new late attempt to try and sign Brazilian defender Alex Sandro, 26, from Juventus this summer.

Full story: The Daily Telegraph

team logoThe same article says that Chelsea are also waiting for the green light from Southampton to make a move for want-away defender Virgil van Dijk.

Full story: The Daily Telegraph

team logoAntoine Griezmann will “clearly” consider a transfer to Manchester United from Atletico Madrid next summer, according to Spanish football expert Guillem Balague.

Full story: Sky Sports

team logoAntonio Conte has insisted that the Chelsea board are working hard to try and bring in more players before the close of the transfer window at the end of the month.

Full story: Chelsea website

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