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Transfer round-up: Liverpool FC enter race for 22-year-old, Man United prepare £84m bid for defender

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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 contact Leicester City about James Maddison, who is wanted by Manchester City, Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur.

Full story: Daily Star

Manchester United are preparing an £84m bid to sign Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly, but the Serie A side are reluctant to sell the Senegal international.

Full story: Corriere dello Sport, via Metro

Arsenal manager Unai Emery wants to sign FC Barcelona defender Samuel Umtiti this summer, even though the France international’s transfer fee could blow through his budget.

Full story: Daily Star

Manchester United want Eintracht Frankfurt striker Sebastien Haller to replace Inter Milan-bound Romelu Lukaku after scouting the French striker.

Full story: Daily Mail

Arsenal are eyeing a move for RB Leipzig’s 20-year-old Dayot Upamecano as a cheaper alternative to Umtiti.

Full story: Daily Mirror

Atletico Madrid and Chelsea FC are close to agreeing a deal for Marcos Alonso, who wants to leave Stamford Bridge this summer,

Full story: Daily Mirror

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