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Transfer round-up: Top 21-year-old prefers Man United move, Arsenal could lose 23-year-old this summer

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The Sport Review's football transfer gossip column will published throughout the summer Photo: The Sport Review

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 logo Liverpool can keep Philippe Coutinho and still sign a world-class defender such as Virgil van Dijk this summer, according to Reds legend Steve Nicol.

Full story: ESPN FC

team logo Jose Mourinho has spoken to Arda Turan’s representatives about the possibility of the Barcelona midfielder moving to Old Trafford.

Full story: Daily Star, via AS

team logo Arsenal are being forced to sell England international Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain before the end of the summer transfer window amid interest from Chelsea and Liverpool.

Full story: Daily Mirror

team logo Arsene Wenger, meanwhile, hasn’t ruled out the possibility of England midfielder Jack Wilshere leaving Arsenal on loan.

Full story: ESPN

team logo Arsenal target Thomas Lemar would rather leave AS Monaco to join Manchester United than move to the Gunners.

Full story: Duncan Castles/Twitter

team logo Neither Ivan Rakitic or Sergi Roberto are interested in leaving Barcelona to move to Liverpool in the summer transfer window.

Full story: Don Balon, via Daily Star

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