Hertha Berlin remain keen on Maxwell Cornet but are short of Lyon’s asking price

Also interesting Premier League club Burnley who made an approach this week, Maxwell Cornet (24) is garnering renewed interest from Hertha Berlin of the Bundesliga, report RMC.

Hertha remains the left-sided player’s preference but the Berlin club are currently only willing to offer €8m, well short of Lyon’s €15m asking price, a figure that conflicts with L’Équipe’s quoted sum of €13m earlier this week. Hertha are yet to submit a concrete bid but after Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas’ comments that OL don’t need to sell in order to sign players this window a deal appears a way off yet. Cornet is under contract with OL until 2023.

Peter Bosz’s left-back area remains under construction following the surprise sale of promising defender Melvin Bard to OGC Nice for €3m.