Transfer Rumours: Higuain identity issues and Mane could break the bank

Send

With the Euro's almost upon us, and Copa America in full swing - some elements of transfer speculation have taken an unusual turn.

Jurgen Klopp was in attendance at last night's match between Argentina and Chile in California.

Assumed reds target Gonzalo Higuain was playing but focus soon switched on social media that Klopp was pictured with Higuain's brother in the stands - who also acts as his agent.

Later indications however suggested that the mystery man next to Jurgen was indeed someone a little less 'transfer-newsy' - his son Marc.

So from one striker target to another - Sadio Mane of Southampton.

Media reports suggest that the Saints have set their starting price at £40M - a figure which would require Liverpool to break their own transfer record.  The reds paid £32.5M for Christian Benteke last summer in a deal which has failed to realise it's value yet.

Meanwhile the wild weekend transfer talk about Jonas Hector, the Cologne left back, have been blown out of the water.

One outlet reported that not only had Liverpool agreed a price (around £10M) but also agreed a deal with the player.

The Cologne director said:

“There’s nothing in it. There is no question of an offer from Liverpool,” he told German newspapers.

“If someone comes up with double the amount, then I might answer the phone.

"But I believe that Jonas plays in the new season with us.

The transfer season continues...

Send