Liverpool lead chase for Negredo

Liverpool are front-runners to bring Sevilla striker Alvaro Negredo to the Premier League this summer, should their 13m Euro deal for Roma forward Fabio Borini fall through.

The Reds are known to be in the market for a striker, and with reports suggesting Andy Carroll could be offloaded on loan, Negredo would fit the bill as his replacement.

Should the deal for Borini be completed, both Arsenal and Malaga are interested in the forward, report AS.

Bursaspor near to Toure deal

Turkish side Bursaspor are being strongly linked with a move for Manchester City central defender Kolo Toure.

The manager, Ertugrul Saglam told Dogan News Agency: “We have been talking with Kolo Toure for two days: we’re talking about the most important operation by a Turkish club. Obviously we can’t say anything is certain until we put pen on paper, but we are working hard to complete the deal.”