Liverpool are said to be making an improved £6m offer in compensation for Burnley striker Danny Ings in a bid to avoid a Premier League tribunal, according to the Daily Mirror.
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Relegated side Burnley turned down The Reds’ initial offer of £4m for Ings, who has apparently already agreed terms on a Bosman move to Anfield this summer.
And Sean Dyche’s men will likely knock back this latest offer as they are said to be holding out for £10m.
Liverpool are reluctant to pay any more, but would rather strike a deal with the Clarets rather than have to sort it out at a Premier League tribunal hearing.
Brendan Rodgers believes his side are in a strong position to land the England under-21 international, though. However, if that scenario does end up being put into practice, it could mirror the case of Tom Ince of last year. Hull were ordered to pay Blackpool £2.3m in a tribunal, but the Tangerines initially wanted £8m