Paper Talk: Liverpool man set to drop into Champ with four clubs keen

Date published: Wednesday 14th October 2020 8:14

Cedric Soares, Harry Wilson

Harry Wilson is ready to leave Liverpool on loan with four Championship clubs keen, while Man Utd have a new name at the top of their January transfer wish-list, according to Wednesday’s paper gossip.

 

HARRY WILSON WANTED BY FOUR SIDES

Liverpool winger Harry Wilson looks set to leave Anfield before the EFL window shuts this Friday.

The Wales star has been limited to just one appearance for the Reds so far this season – the Carabao Cup exit on penalties against Arsenal.

He is a long way down Jurgen Klopp’s pecking order though and is yet to feature in the Premier League this season.

Wilson had hoped to secure a Premier League switch before the window shuts amid links to Burnley, Leeds, Newcastle and Aston Villa.

But none followed up on their reported initial interest, with Liverpool’s £18m fee said to be too high.

Now, according to the Daily Telegraph, Wilson is ready to accept a temporary move into the Championship to try and reignite his career.

As per the paper, Nottingham Forest, Derby, Cardiff and Swansea are all looking to land Wilson on a season’s loan.

Wilson knows Derby well, having spent the 2018/19 season there under Frank Lampard.

 

A move to Forest, would have replaced Sabri Lamouchi with Chris Hughton, would be the most controversial, given his Rams links.

However, moves to Cardiff and Swansea cannot be discounted either. Both Welsh clubs have promotion aspirations this season. Swans boss Steve Cooper also worked wonders with Rhian Brewster last season when taking him on loan. He has since secured a big-money switch to Sheffield United.

Wilson hopes a move elsewhere will also reinvogorate his career.

A season-long loan move could be arranged, though it’s thought Wilson could seek a get-out clause should a Premier League side meet Liverpool’s asking price in January.

 


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JULES KOUNDE TOPS MAN UTD WISH LIST

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is already drafting up his winter wishlist with Sevilla’s Jules Kounde at the top of it. (The Sun)

Manchester United and Liverpool may ramp up Euro Super League plans in a bitter twist if Project Big Picture is snubbed. (The Sun)

Danny Welbeck is wanted by Brighton on a free transfer after his release from Watford, reports say. (The Sun)

Arsenal, Liverpool and Manchester United are three Premier League clubs interested in signing Sporting Lisbon youngster Nuno Mendes. (Daily Express)

Tottenham star Gareth Bale has urged Jose Mourinho to make a move to sign Swansea defender Joe Rodon before Friday’s domestic transfer window. (Daily Express)

Fenway Sports Group, the owner of Liverpool FC, could add to its sporting empire by purchasing a European football club. (The Times)

The FA has warned Liverpool and Manchester United it would use its special powers to prevent a breakaway league and stop them playing in the Champions League. (The Times)

 

CAVANI ALREADY PLOTTING AFTER MAN UTD EXIT

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Edinson Cavani already has his sights set on his next club – just days after signing for Manchester United. (Daily Mirror)

Nathaniel Clyne is closing in on a move to Crystal Palace. (Daily Mirror)

Said Benrahma will hold crisis talks with Brentford with his move to West Ham in doubt. (Daily Mirror)

Eric Dier is an injury doubt for England’s clash with Denmark on Wednesday night – news that is sure to irritate Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho. (Daily Mail)

The EFL have rejected the Premier League’s £150m rescue package because they do not accept the conditions attached to what is primarily a loan. (Daily Mail)

 

AND MORE GOSSIP

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Barcelona reportedly failed in a desperate last-minute attempt to re-sign Thiago Alcantara from Bayern Munich in the summer transfer window. (Daily Mail)

Agents must declare how much they earn from players in strict new compliance laws introduced by the Football Association. (Daily Mail)

West Brom are said to be interested in signing Josh King, but their tight budget makes a move difficult. (Daily Mail)

 

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