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Transfer rumours and paper review – Wednesday, August 24: Liverpool linked with shock Real Madrid raid, Tottenham and Newcastle to swap midfielders?

Here are the top transfer-related stories in Wednesday’s newspapers… Tottenham are considering using Nabil Bentaleb as a makeweight in their attempts to land Newcastle’s Moussa Sissoko. Newcastle want a fee in excess of £30m for Sissoko, but Spurs hope to negotiate a deal using Bentaleb. (Daily Mirror) Tottenham’s £22million forward Son Heung-Min is a target for Wolfsburg. The German club

Niasse not given Everton shirt number

Niasse joined Everton in January 2015 Oumar Niasse has not been given a shirt number for the new season despite only arriving as Everton’s third most expensive signing last January. The 26-year-old joined from Lokomotiv Moscow for £13.5m but has failed to score in his 152 minutes on the pitch. The Senegalese has not appeared

Birmingham outbid for Blades’ Adams

Sheffield United striker Che Adams joined the Blades from Ilkeston Town in November 2014 Birmingham City manager Gary Rowett has bemoaned his Championship rivals’ ‘massive’ extra buying potential after being outpriced for one summer target, Sheffield United striker Che Adams. Blues made an initial bid of £1.2m for the 20-year-old non-league discovery. But they have

Bristol City sign Oxford’s O’Dowda

Callum O’Dowda (right) is Bristol City head coach Lee Johnson’s fifth summer signing Bristol City have signed Oxford United winger Callum O’Dowda for a fee of at least £1m. The 21-year-old, who scored 10 goals in 50 appearances for the U’s last season, has signed a three-year contract with the Championship side. O’Dowda made his

Derby reject Burnley bid for Hendrick

Jeff Hendrick has won 25 caps for Republic of Ireland Derby County have rejected a £3m bid for midfielder Jeff Hendrick from Premier League side Burnley, BBC Radio Derby understands. The 24-year-old, who came through the Rams youth system, started all four of Republic of Ireland’s Euro 2016 games. Hendrick has two years left on

Terriers sign midfielder Mooy on loan

Aaron Mooy has scored six goals in 18 games for Australia Huddersfield have signed Australia midfielder Aaron Mooy on a season-long loan deal from Manchester City. Mooy, who has won 18 caps for Australia, joined City from sister club Melbourne on a three-year deal in June. The 25-year-old played in 53 A League games for