Sheffield United transfer headlines: Blades interested in £13.5m-rated midfielder as Chris Wilder in 'pole position' to complete attacker deal

There’s still plenty of business to be done before the window shuts next month – and as ever, we’ve got all of the latest evening transfer headlines from around the web.

Tuesday, 29th September 2020, 5:00 pm
Rhian Brewster of Liverpool celabraters scoring the second goal during the pre-season friendly match between Liverpool and Salzburg at The Red Bull Stadium.

Here’s a round-up of the stories making the headlines today from the top-flight:

Burnley and Sheffield United eye Espanyol midfielder

According to Spanish publication Sport, Burnley and Sheffield United are interested in signing Espanyol midfielder Marc Roca.

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Roca is said to be likely to leave Spain during the window, with the 23-year-old having a £36m release clause in his contract,

However, Espanyol are looking for between £10m and £13.5m.

Seagulls eye striker reinforcements

Brighton & Hove Albion are closing in on the signing of striker Andi Zeqir.

The 21-year-old is reported to have undergone a medical yesterday ahead of his move to the South Coast and is expected to depart Swiss top flight side FC Lausanne-Sport.

Burnley receive HUGE transfer boost

Fresh reports have today emerged suggesting Burnley defender James Tarkowski will remain at Turf Moor despite strong interest from Leicester City.

The Foxes aren’t prepared to meet Burnley’s whopping £40m valuation for the highly-rated centre back.

French midfielder set for Elland Road switch

Leeds United are set to sign Bayern Munich man Michael Cuisance.

The Whites are closing in on a deal for the 21-year-old French midfielder, who has been given permission to leave the Champions League holders.

The two clubs are still in ‘advanced talks’ over the deal, but several sources suggest the deal will cost Leeds United around £18m.

Whites also eyeing Norwich City star

Marcelo Bielsa will turn his attention towards £15m offer for 22-year-old Norwich City man Todd Cantwell before the transfer deadline.

That move, coupled with a potential deal for Cuisance would push the Whites’ summer spend to around £80m.

Red Devils drop interest in £50m-rated Cherries star

Manchester United are reportedly unlikely to make any attempt to sign David Brooks from Bournemouth as the transfer window comes to a close.

The Cherries' £50m asking price has provided a significant stumbling block.

Toffees and Spurs eye striker

Everton and Tottenham are ready to table an offer to bring Napoli striker Arkadiusz Milik to the Premier League.

Milik has now entered the final year of his contract and his agents are exploring options for their client to move on.

Tottenham rejected Leeds United approach for star

Reports in Spain have suggested Leeds United saw a £25m bid for Tottenham Hotspur defender Juan Foyth rejected earlier this summer.

Newspaper Mundo Deportivo claim Spurs desperate to keep the Argentina international.

Blades in ‘pole position’ to sign Liverpool man

Sheffield United are reportedly in ‘pole position’ to sign Rhian Brewster as they continue talks with Liverpool over a permanent deal.

Blades boss Chris Wilder has spoken to Jurgen Klopp personally and the Yorkshire outfit are prepared to offer £17m for Brewster.

A buy-back clause of around £40m said to be part of the deal.

Hammers eye defender

West Ham in talks with Slavia Prague over a £4m deal for right back Vladimir Coufal as David Moyes looks to strengthen his back-line in final week of the transfer window.

Moyes is eager to strengthen in that position after Ryan Fredericks picked up a hamstring injury in the 4-0 win over Wolves on Sunday evening.