Transfer round-up: Man United want to sign Brazilian, Chelsea close to first January signing
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 summer transfer window in the Premier League as most of the top teams brought in significant reinforcements for the 2017-18 campaign.
However, there is still plenty of business to be done, with the January transfer window offering clubs the chance to bolster their squads mid-way through the Premier League 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 January transfer window now open and in full swing, 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:
Manchester United are keen to sign Brazilian Juventus left-back Alex Sandro, 26, but are being frustrated by the Italian club’s reluctance to sell him.
Chelsea want to sign West Ham striker Andy Carroll, 28, on loan until the end of the season this month.
Liverpool FC and Barcelona are now in contact via Philippe Coutinho’s representatives to discuss a possible January transfer.
Chelsea are on the brink of completing a deal to sign 24-year-old midfielder Ross Barkley from Everton in the January transfer window – and the move could go through today.
Juventus are confident they will be able to sign German midfielder Emre Can from Liverpool FC on a free transfer in the summer.
Manchester United have triggered year-long contract extensions with Juan Mata, Ander Herrera, Ashley Young and Daley Blind.