Burnley transfer rumours: Clarets' Premier League rivals target interesting deals - Chelsea, Leicester City, Liverpool and Leeds United talk

Burnley take on Tottenham Premier League today.

Sunday, 28th February 2021, 10:04 am
Sean Dyche, manager of Burnley gives his team instructions during the Premier League match between Burnley and West Bromwich Albion at Turf Moor on February 20, 2021.

Indeed, Sean Dyche has stated that he has nothing but the utmost respect for Spurs boss Jose Mourinho.

"Jose has his fair share of people that question whatever he does at varying clubs," Dyche said.

"I'm still relatively young, I'm coming up to 10 years in management, but my point is that these guys have been around doing amazing things for teams at amazing levels, so there's nothing but respect from me for those guys.

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Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel has been given the green light by the club to sign in-demand Leeds-born striker Erling Braut Haaland from Borussia Dortmund. The Bundesliga club, however, doubt the 20-year-old will want to join the Premier League side. (Bild)

"It normally goes out of the window from when the whistle blows until the game stops, but I have a lot of respect for these people.

"There are managers in the Premier League that have done amazing things in the world of football, there'll never be a lack of respect from me."

And the Clarets boss has also confirmed that 'two or three' of the players sidelined with injury could return for the game at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on Sunday.

Leading scorer Chris Wood could make it in time after training with the squad this week while fellow striker Jay Rodriguez is expected to feature.

Leicester City are in advanced talks over a new deal Harvey Barnes, who has been watched by Liverpool and Manchester United. (Sunday Mirror)

Midfielder Dale Stephens is the other player more likely to travel after joining the depleted group on the grass at the Barnfield Training Centre.

"It's still not amazing," said Dyche. "Woody has been out for a few days now training, which is good, Jay Rod had a couple of knocks that we've been keeping an eye on, but he seems fine.

But what about transfers?

Here, we take a look at the rest of the transfer talk from Burnley’s Premier League rivals:

Liverpool are lining up Rangers boss and former Reds captain Steven Gerrard to replace manager Jurgen Klopp, who could be tempted to become Germany's manager if the job becomes available. (Sunday Mirror)
Arsenal, Celtic and Rangers are among a number of clubs interested in 19-year-old Wigan striker Kyle Joseph, whose contract runs out in the summer. (Sunday Mirror)
Tottenham don't plan to offer United States centre-back Cameron Carter-Vickers, who is on loan at Bournemouth, a new contract. His deal runs out in the summer. (Football Insider)
Manchester City are reportedly ready to offload Jack Harrison to Leeds United for £11m in the summer transfer window. (The Athletic)
Former striker Kevin Phillips believes that Leeds should offload record signing Rodrigo in the summer if reports of Juventus' interest are true. (Football Insider)
Kevin Phillips has also stated that Leeds United could move for Boubakary Soumare of Lille. The 21-year-old has impressed in Ligue 1 this season and could be sold this summer. He said: "He’s a technical player. He’s a French Under-21 and they’re always technically fantastic. He’d fit into that Leeds side because technically the whole team looks very good." (Football Insider)
West Ham United must part with £25m if they want Blackburn Rovers’ former Newcastle United striker Adam Armstrong this summer. The Magpies reportedly have a 40% sell-on clause. (The Sun)
Crystal Palace could offer John Lundstram a Premier League lifeline, with the Eagles keen on a summer swoop for the midfielder. The Sheffield United midfielder due to be a free agent at the end of this season and has turned down a number of contract offers from the Blades. (London News Online)