Liverpool Wants Newcastle’s Enrique After Missing Out on Clichy: Roundup
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable links to the Web.
Liverpool Wants Enrique
The Reds were interested in the Spanish left-back but switched their attention to Clichy as they thought they’d get a better deal.
Manchester City signed the Arsenal defender for 7 million pounds ($11.3 million) yesterday, and Enrique would cost Liverpool about 8 million pounds, the Sun said.
Nasri for Overseas?
Wenger is still determined to persuade Nasri to stay and sign a new 90,000 pounds-a-week contract.
Celtic, Sunderland and Blackburn Rovers are also interesting in signing the Welshman, who spent last season with Cardiff.
Plea on Cahill
Clubs including Manchester City and Tottenham are interested in Cahill, the newspaper added.
“There are big clubs after him, but it is up to them to come on and back that up,” Coyle said. “If they don’t, I hope they move on somewhere else and leave the boy alone.”
Newcastle has offered about 7 million pounds for Paris Saint-Germain’s Turkish international striker Mevlut Erdinc, the Telegraph reported.
He’s a favorite of chief scout Graham Carr, and has been regularly watched by manager Alan Pardew and assistant John Carver, the newspaper added.