Erik ten Hag, meanwhile, is said to be seeking a reunion with one of his defensive stars from Ajax.
Looming loan repayments and an impending squad rebuild have heightened concerns of what relegation to the Championship would mean for Burnley
Rangers manager Giovanni Van Bronckhorst struggled to contain his disappointment after his side lost the Europa League final to Eintracht Frankfurt in a penalty shootout. It appeared to be going Rangers' way when Joel Aribo slotted home in the second half to give them the lead, but Rafael Borre coolly levelled just 12 minutes later. The only man to miss was Rangers' Aaron Ramsey, allowing Borre to step up and win it for the Bundesliga side.