Major Burnley takeover update, Unsettled striker could be set for Premier League exit - gossip

As we gear up to jump right into the thick of another weekend of Premier League action, the rumour mill shows no signs of slowing down any time soon.

By Jason Jones
Saturday, 12th December 2020, 11:01 am
Sean Dyche. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)
Sean Dyche. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

For Burnley, the January transfer window could bring about significant change at Turf Moor, with new owners seemingly on the horizon.

According to the Daily Mail, a £200 million American takeover of the club could be sealed as early as next week, with Clarets staff being told to prepare for a change in ownership in the coming days.

ALK Capital, the sports investment firm fronted by financial guru Alan Pace, should receive Premier League approval to complete their deal imminently, and current chairman Mike Garlick could remain at the club in the short term, with a full handover of power taking place further down the line.

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Elsewhere, here are just some of the transfer headlines from around division:

Wolves striker Patrick Cutrone could leave the club in January, with Torino interested in signing him. The forward is currently on loan at Fiorentina, but has failed to make an impact with the Serie A side, and could see that deal cut short to seal a permanent exit. (Tuttosport)

Sheffield United have made contact with Club Brugge over a potential move for striker Emmanuel Dennis. The hitman could available for as little as £7.3 million next month. (Walfoot)

Juventus are interested in re-signing Everton striker Moise Kean. The Italy international is making quite the impression on loan at PSG, but it is understood that he is happy to stay in France for now. (Il BiancoNero)

Wolves have been rejected the chance to sign Brazilian striker Hulk on a free transfer because of his age and salary demands. The South American had previously been touted as a potential replacement for injured talisman Raul Jimenez. (Football Insider)

West Ham and Leicester City are set to do battle for Roma midfielder Amadou Diawara. The player could cost around £15 million. (La Roma 42)

Former Newcastle United loanee Jetro Willems has opened the door to the prospect of rejoining the Magpies in the January transfer window. The full-back told a Dutch talk show: “[It’s] A wonderful club. In terms of history, stadium, Geordies, that accent is nice. I hope to be able to go to England. That suits me. The atmosphere in England is wonderful.” (RTL Nieuws)

Former England striker Kevin Phillips has mooted the possibility of Leeds United making a double swoop in the near future. The pundit has talked up the prospect of the Whites signing a replacement for Pablo Hernandez, as well as suggesting that a move to bring Tottenham Hotspur outcast Danny Rose back to his boyhood club could be beneficial for all parties involved. (Football Insider)

Liverpool have reestablished their interest in signing 23-year-old Brighton defender Ben White, and deem the former Leeds loanee to be a “very impressive” prospect. The champions were linked with a move for the centre-back over the summer, but looked to have cooled their plans. (The Transfer Window Podcast)