Liverpool transfers: Klopp plots Man City hijack, Ismaila Sarr latest, Burnley talks start | Football | Sport
Liverpool’s transfer activity seems to have all happened in the space of a few days. First, Thiago was signed from Bayern Munich, then Diogo Jota’s move from Wolves was completed.
After weeks of frustration for Liverpool fans, the signings have added more quality to a squad that already looked in good shape to challenge for the Premier League title again.
But the transfer window isn’t shut yet. There could yet be more business to do for the Reds, and a couple of fringe players might be sold between now and October 5.
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Reds looking to hijack Man City’s Koulibaly bid
Liverpool are hoping to persuade Kalidou Koulibaly to join the club instead of moving to Manchester City, claim Le Parisien – via Get French Football News.
Reports of Liverpool agreement for Watford’s Sarr dismissed as ‘hogwash’
Liverpool have not agreed a fee to sign Watford forward Ismaila Sarr, according to talkSPORT.
Reports had emerged that the 22-year-old was the subject of a bid of between £32m and £36m.
A deal was said to have been reached, though those claims have now been dismissed.
“There are reports in France that Watford have agreed a fee with Liverpool to sell Ismaila Sarr,” said talkSPORT’s Alex Crook.
“I’ve taken that up with my contacts at the club, and that has been described as ‘hogwash’.
“So at the moment, Ismaila Sarr is staying at Watford.”
Burnley in talks to sign Liverpool winger
Burnley are in talks with Liverpool over a deal to sign winger Harry Wilson, according to the Press Association.
The Clarets are reportedly confident an agreement will be reached, though the fee has not yet been decided.
Burnley hope to sign Wilson on a permanent basis, after his loan at Bournemouth last season.
The Welshman has played just once for Liverpool having made his way through the club’s youth ranks from the age of nine.
Wilson, 23, has also spent time on loan at Crewe, Hull and Derby.
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