Burnley transfer headlines: Clarets boss addresses £20m-rated Liverpool ace's speculation

The 2020/21 summer transfer window is starting to liven up, with a number of Premier League sides investing in some quality signings, with just a few weeks left to go until the opportunity to sign new players is suspended until January.
(Photo by Joosep Martinson/Getty Images)(Photo by Joosep Martinson/Getty Images)
(Photo by Joosep Martinson/Getty Images)

Here's a look at the latest transfer headlines from the top tier, including news from Burnley and their divisional rivals:

Sheffield United new favourites to sign Liverpool starlet

The Blades are desperate to sign a new striker to start banging in the goals, and the club have now been reinstated as the bookies' favourite to sign Liverpool youngster Rhian Brewster, ahead of Aston Villa and Crystal Palace.

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Notably, the England youth sensation wasn't named in the Reds' squad to face Lincoln City in the Carabao Cup last night.

Burnley boss speaks out on Harry Wilson links

Sean Dyche was quizzed on reported Clarets transfer target Harry Wilson in his pre-match press conference, but kept his cards close to his chest.

The Burnley boss admitted he was looking to sign "a player or two", but refused to be drawn on specific names, and revealed he's keen for some existing squad players to get match fit.

Leicester City and Aston Villa cash in on players

Leicester City have confirmed today that Malian winger Fousseni Diabate has left the club to join Turkish side Trabzonspor, in a deal thought to be worth around €2m.

Meanwhile, Villa have flogged flop striker Mbwana Samatta to Fenerbahce, on a loan deal with obligation-to-buy for a fee of £5.5m at the end of the current campaign.