Liverpool transfers: Red target Kurt Zouma staying at Saint-Etienne

Liverpool transfers: France Under-20 international Kurt Zouma says he will be staying at Saint-Etienne despite Reds interest

The Sport Review staff
By The Sport Review staff
brendan rodgers
Brendan Rodgers has already made four signings this summer Photo: Back Page Images

Kurt Zouma has rubbished talk of the Saint-Etienne defender joining Liverpool this summer.

Reds manager Brendan Rodgers is searching for a long-term replacement for recently retired Jamie Carragher, who called time on a 16-year career in May.

The Northern Irish boss was reported to be an admirer of the 18-year-old after the France Under-20 international scored twice in 18 Ligue 1 appearances last term.

But Zouma, who made his debut against Bordeaux in Coupe de la Ligue in August 2011, is adamant that he will be remaining at Saint-Etienne beyond the summer.

“There was a lot of noise this summer about a transfer for me,” Zouma told Le Progres.

“I can only say one thing – I will be at Saint-Etienne this season, for sure.”

Rodgers has also been linked with a swoop for Swansea City defender Ashley Williams, as well as Schalke’s highly-rated Greek centre-half Kyriakos Papadopoulos.


MORE: The latest football transfer news

MORE: Meet the Premier League's most stylish footballers

MORE: Do you know the top Muslim footballers in the Premier League?

MORE: Take a tour of Arsenal star Mesut Ozil’s £10m London house

MORE: Man United latest news

MORE: Arsenal latest news

MORE: Chelsea latest news

MORE: Liverpool latest news

Exclusive interview
The Sport Review
Exclusive interview: John Barnes on why Roberto Firmino is Liverpool FC’s most important player
The Sport Review
Top 50 Muslim footballers: Arsenal, Chelsea FC, Liverpool FC and Man United stars feature
The Sport Review
Meet Arsenal star Mesut Ozil’s girlfriend Amine Gulse
The Sport Review
Take a tour of Arsenal star Mesut Ozil’s £10m London house with us
The Sport Review
Top 50 most stylish footballers in the world in 2017: Chelsea, Arsenal stars feature – Slideshow
The Sport Review
Meet Chelsea FC star Andreas Christensen’s girlfriend Katrine Friis
The Sport Review
Michael Owen reacts to Man United’s 2-1 loss to Valencia
2018 Review
The Sport Review
Milestones and memories, with Federer, Djokovic, Nadal, Halep, Radwanska, and more
The Sport Review
Gary Lineker reacts to Mo Salah’s display in Liverpool’s 1-0 win over Napoli