Transfer rumours and paper review – Sunday, August 28: Liverpool attempt wonderkid raids, Manchester United battle Bayern Munich for teen, plus more

28 Aug

Here are the top transfer-related stories in Sunday’s newspapers…

Manchester City keeper Joe Hart, 29, could be set for a move to Torino.(Sunday People)

Meanwhile, Torino’s Serie A rivals AC Milan are also rumoured to be interested in recruiting the England goalkeeper. (Sunday Express)

Tottenham are considering a move for Real Madrid midfielder Isco, 24, with the European champions under pressure to reduce the size of their squad. (Sunday Mirror)

Manchester United are targeting Nottingham Forest midfielder and Scotland international Oliver Burke, 19. (Sun on Sunday)

However, United could face competition – with Bayern Munich also taking an interest in recruiting Burke. (Mail on Sunday)

Liverpool are unlikely to sign Borussia Dortmund winger Christian Pulisic, 17, before the transfer deadline despite an initial offer of £11m. (Liverpool Echo)

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp is close to adding Ante Coric, 19, to his side with the Croatian midfielder set for a medical at Anfield in the next 48 hours. (Daily Star Sunday)

But Liverpool could revive their interest in Leciester City left-back Christian Fuchs, 30, after negotiations over a new contract for the Austria international stalled. (Sun on Sunday)

Leicester City face competition from Juventus to sign Sevilla midfielder Steven N’Zonzi, 27. The ex-Stoke City man has a £25m buy-out clause. (Mail on Sunday)

Arsenal attempted to sign Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann, 25, but the France international told Arsene Wenger at Euro 2016 that he did not want to leave Spain. (Sun on Sunday)

Juventus want Newcastle United’s Moussa Sissoko, 27, but they are only prepared to pay £15m for the midfielder. Newcastle value him at £35m. (Sunday Mirror)

Hull are also ready to break their transfer record with a £14m move for Bristol City striker Jonathan Kodjia, 26. (Sunday Telegraph)

Everton and Republic of Ireland midfielder James McCarthy, 25, has told club officials he wants to leave to find more regular football(Mail on Sunday)

Tottenham have enquired about a loan deal for Manchester City defender Eliaquim Mangala, 25. (L’Equipe)

Stoke City target Mamadou Sakho, 26, faces being frozen out at Liverpool if the defender does not leave the club on loan this week. (Mail on Sunday)

Aston Villa will offer a Championship record £20m for Hull striker Abel Hernandez, 26. (Sun on Sunday)


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