Liverpool transfers: Danny Ings deal impossible, says Burnley chief
Burnley rubbish talk of Liverpool signing Danny Ings and loaning the striker back to The Clarets
Liverpool have been dealt a blow after Burnley reiterated striker Danny Ings won’t be leaving Turf Moor in January.
The Reds were linked with a move for the Clarets forward on Friday morning, with the Merseyside club prepared to loan the 22-year-old back to Burnley as part of any deal.
But the promoted club’s chief executive Lee Hoos claimed that such an agreement would break Premier League rules.
“This type of move would violate Premier League rule V7 regarding transfers so simply cannot happen,” Hoos is quoted as saying by BBC Sport.
“Over the course of the window, the player himself, Sean Dyche and the chairman have made it clear he won’t be going anywhere and we consider that the end of the matter.”
Ings has scored seven strikes and has created three goals for his Burnley team-mates in 19 Premier League appearances this season, effortlessly making the step up from the Championship.
The former Bournemouth forward has been attracting interest from Liverpool’s top-four rivals Tottenham Hotspur, as well as David Moyes’ Real Sociedad in recent weeks.
Ings, who is capped at England Under-21 level, scored 21 goals in 40 Championship appearances as he helped Sean Dyche’s side achieve promotion to the English top-flight.
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