Christophe Berra reportedly turns down approach from Salford City

Championship clubs retain interest two days before end of transfer window

Wednesday, 29th January 2020, 8:52 am
Updated Wednesday, 29th January 2020, 8:54 am

Christophe Berra has rejected an approach from Salford City, according to reports.

The English League Two side were said to have opened talks with the Hearts defender with a view to completing a move before the end of the transfer window.

However, the 34-year-old has made it clear he would not be interested in moving down to Manchester at this stage of his career.

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Former Hearts captain Christophe Berra has been training with the reserves. Picture: SNS

Berra originally returned to Scotland to sign for his first club in 2017 because he wanted to be closer to his family.

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Scottish Championship sides Dundee and Queen of the South retain an interest in the 41-cap Scotland defender.

The ex-Hearts captain has been training with the reserves voluntarily after being told by manager Daniel Stendel that he is no longer part of the first-team plans at Tynecastle.

Berra's contract runs for another 18 months.