Liverpool defender Mamadou Sakho unlikely to move to Sevilla - Sky sources

Sevilla have approached Liverpool about signing Mamadou Sakho
Image: Sevilla's interest in Mamadou Sakho has cooled - Sky sources

Sevilla have cooled their interest in Liverpool defender Mamadou Sakho, Sky sources understand.

Liverpool are known to want around £20m for the France international but several clubs, including Southampton and Swansea, have been unwilling to match his wages, understood to be around £105,000 a week.

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The 26-year-old arrived at Anfield for a fee of £18m from Paris Saint-Germain in the 2013, but has not made a first-team appearance for Liverpool this season and has playing for the club's under-23 side.

Sakho was sent home from Liverpool's pre-season tour of the United States by Jurgen Klopp after turning up late for their flight to America and interrupting an interview the Reds boss was conducting.

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Liverpool accepted a loan offer for Sakho from Stoke at the start of the season but the central defender turned a move to the Bet365 Stadium.

The Reds travel to Old Trafford to face rivals Manchester United on Nissan Super Sunday and Sakho is once again expected to miss out on a place in Liverpool's squad.

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