Liverpool lead Manchester United in chase for £25m Burnley defender Keane

first_imgLiverpool and Manchester United will battle for Michael Keane signature this summer with Jurgen Klopp confident he can lure the Burnley centre-back to Anfield.Keane has impressed at the heart of the Clarets’ defence this season and also made his international debut for England.A figure of £25million is expected to be sufficient for Burnley to sanction a move in the coming months, according to the Mirror.Keane was released by Manchester United two years ago, but appears their North West rivals Liverpool have stolen a march on signing the 24-year-old.Keane’s experience under Louis van Gaal ended on a sour note when he was sold for just £2.5m, despite being rated highly by many at the club’s Aon training complex in Carrington.Keane has a year left on his contract at Turf Moor but has signalled his intention to leave by rejecting a new deal which would have made him the club’s highest-paid player. 1 Keane has been hugely impressive for Burnley this season and also made his England debut last_img read more