Transfer round-up: Man United want to sign top 24-year-old, Liverpool FC close in on midfielder
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:
Jose Mourinho has identified five defensive players he wants Manchester United to target in the summer transfer window.
Liverpool FC are confident of beating Manchester United and Arsenal to the signing of Italy midfielder Jorginho, 26, from Napoli this summer.
Arsene Wenger has described Olivier Giroud as “an Arsenal man” despite his transfer to Chelsea FC from the Gunners back in January.
Manchester United are planning to make a £40m bid to sign French defender Raphael Varane, 24, from Real Madrid this summer.
Chelsea FC have joined the race to sign Tottenham defender Toby Alderweireld, 29, who has a £25m release clause in his contract.
Manchester United chiefs are worried that Alexis Sanchez, 29, could end up flopping like Angel Di Maria at Old Trafford after his transfer from Arsenal in January.