Wednesday’s news and transfer rumour roundup.
Manchester City are considering a move for Burnley striker Danny Ings, 22, who will be out of contract in the summer – (Manchester Evening News)
Liverpool are ready to exploit a little-known Premier League rule to sign Ings despite failing with a bid in the transfer window – (Daily Mail)
West Ham were one of two clubs to make a bid for Everton defender Sylvain Distin, 37, on deadline day – (Liverpool Echo)
The Hammers are considering signing Senegal defender Kara Mbodj, 25, from Belgian side Genk in the summer as the club prepare for the departure of New Zealand international Winston Reid, 26, on a free transfer – (Daily Mirror)
Aston Villa loan signing Scott Sinclair, 25, says he would “think twice” about joining a top-four club in the future after seeing his career stagnate at Manchester City – (Birmingham Mail)