We round up the latest Liverpool transfer rumours on Wednesday, May 23.
Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas says any club wanting to sign reported Liverpool target Nabil Fekir “need to be very rich”.
Attacking midfielder Fekir scored 23 goals in 40 appearances last season for Lyon, earning him a place in the France squad for the World Cup.
“There has been no contact at all with Liverpool, nor with any other club,” Aulas told SFR. “I haven’t talked about his future with him at all.
“Nabil also really wants to stay after qualifying [for the Champions League]. We’re going to talk it through calmly. For the moment, nothing has been decided. You’ll have to be very rich to recruit Nabil Fekir this year.”
New Rangers manager Steven Gerrard wants to sign 18-year-old Welsh striker Ben Woodburn on loan from Liverpool, say the Daily Express.
Gerrard is reportedly looking to raid his former club, with Harry Wilson and Ryan Kent also mooted as possible options.
Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane insists he would not swap Cristiano Ronaldo for Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah.
Salah’s 44-goal season has also led to speculation that he could be a target for Real this summer.
When asked if he would swap Ronaldo for Salah, Zidane said: “No, I have Cristiano and I talk about my players.”
Dani Ceballos has told Real Madrid president to rebuff any approaches for Liverpool for his services, Don Balon reports.
The midfielder does not want a move to the Premier League and would prefer a return to Real Betis.
Liverpool are said to be interested in Benfica midfielder Anderson Talisca, Portuguese outlet O’Jogo reports.
But they say Man Utd have offered £35m for the attacking midfielder, with Wolves also reportedly interested.