THE Anfield Wrap’s Thursday morning round-up of the latest Liverpool FC transfer gossip.
Stoke In For Sakho
According to The Telegraph, Stoke City have made an enquiry for Mamadou Sakho, with manager Mark Hughes confident of concluding a deal before the deadline.
Liverpool are open to loan offers for the Frenchman, after suffering series of setbacks in a rollercoaster few months, in the hope that he will revive his Anfield career.
Hope we’ve got a replacement lined up.
The interest in Mario Balotelli is ramping up. Ligue 1’s Nice and Swiss side FC Sion are reportedly in talks to sign the striker.
The Telegraph are reporting that Liverpool are looking for a permanent deal for the Italian and, while talks with Nice are at an early stage, Sion’s president confirmed that negotiations are underway – with the Reds growing increasingly hopeful of selling the player.
Town when he leaves.
Martins Indi Bid Rejected
According to reports in Turkey – cited by the ECHO – FC Porto have rejected a £4.3m bid from Liverpool for Bruno Martins Indi.
It is believed that the Dutchman is set for a move to Besiktas, having been deemed surplus to requirements at Porto.
Besiktas popping up a lot, where Liverpool are concerned, this summer.
Reds In For Left Back
Liverpool have expressed an interest in Leeds left back Charlie Taylor, according to the Daily Star.
The 22 year old has handed in a transfer request at Elland Road, which has been rejected, with the player also attracting interest from West Brom and Middlesbrough.
This will make the anti-Moreno camp happy. Here’s one of his goals: