With the 2020/21 campaign reaching a crescendo in Europe’s top divisions, attention will turns to the upcoming transfer window. Check out the transfer talk for the Football League…
– According to the Premier League’s official retained list, reported Derby County target Gary Cahill is one of 22 players set to leave Crystal Palace this summer.
– Bournemouth are considering adding left-back cover with Colombian full-back Gabriel Fuentes on the radar (The Sun)
– Blackburn Rovers loanee from last season Harvey Elliott is wanted by Watford. Liverpool have a decision to make as to whether to loan him out again.
– West Ham are eyeing a move for Nottingham Forest defender Joe Worrall but face heavy competition from Burnley and Crystal Palace, according to The Athletic.
– Leicester City are one of a number of clubs interested in a summer move for Bournemouth winger Arnaut Danjuma following the Cherries’ failure to return to the Premier League this season, according to reports. The Daily Mail report that City are joining Wolfsburg and Lyon in the race for the 24-year-old who scored 15 Championship goals in the season just gone.
– Norwich City are plotting a summer move for Tosin Adarabioyo, according to The Athletic. The central defender moved to Fulham last summer following their promotion to the Premier League and enjoyed a decent campaign on an individual level despite the club suffering relegation back to the second tier.
– Manchester United have entered the race to sign Fleetwood Town teenager Josh Feeney, who has been linked with a move to Aston Villa. Feeney, a central defender, is the current captain of England Under-16s looks set to leave the League One club at the end of this month, with a Premier League side being his likely destination.
– Fulham are interested in a move for Newcastle United striker Dwight Gayle this summer, a report from The Chronicle has revealed.
– Nottingham Forest could still secure a permanent move for Fulham defender Cyrus Christie this summer despite a one-year extension having been triggered in his deal at Craven Cottage, according to Nottinghamshire Live.
– Reading favourite Shane Long could be coming back to the Championship this summer. The Southampton striker has a year left on his contract at St Mary’s Stadium but has fallen out of favour under Ralph Hasenhuttl and is likely to move on this summer. The Austrian boss has hinted Long could be one of the players who leaves the club as he oversees a clearout on the south coast.
– Portsmouth are interested in a move for Southampton winger and former Doncaster Rovers loanee Josh Sims.
– Oxford United manager Karl Robinson has confirmed that defender Josh Ruffels wants to leave the club this summer and secure himself a move to the Championship. Nottingham Forest have been weighing up whether to make a move for him or not, according to The Athletic. Ruffels is also a key target for Huddersfield as they aim to bring in competition for Harry Toffolo at left-back.
– Morecambe’s Carlos Mendes Gomes has played down a move to Rangers this summer – the Spaniard has been linked with a host of teams including Hull City, Peterborough United, Sunderland, Swansea City, Barnsley, Cardiff City, Luton Town and Huddersfield Town.
– Oxford United could be Ryan Williams’ next stop in League One. That’s according to BBC Solent’s Andrew Moon, who claims the Aussie is attracting interest from U’s boss Karl Robinson.
– Portsmouth are battling out with Charlton for Preston striker Jayden Stockley. The Lilywhites have fielded plenty of enquiries about the striker who impressed playing for Charlton Athletic on loan in the second half of last season.
– Portsmouth could be set for a small windfall as their former academy attacker Seok-Jae Lee is set to go on trial at Sunderland.
– Portsmouth are ‘set to miss out’ on signing Chelsea’s Pierre Ekwah Elimby, who is reportedly close to joining West Ham instead. Ekwah, 19, has recently been on trial with both Portsmouth and West Ham as he enters the final few weeks of his Sramford Bridge contract.
– Coventry City loan man from last season Sam McCallum is a man in demand this summer. McCallum is thought to be part of Norwich’s plans for the future but his chances of getting regular game time in the Premier League are slim. Another Championship loan likely.
– Cardiff City could cash in on forward Kieffer Moore this summer if they were to receive an offer around the £15 million mark, according to the latest update from Wales Online.
– Bolton Wanderers have been linked with a transfer move for Newport County midfielder Josh Sheehan, according to reports. The 26-year-old is out of contract at Rodney Parade this summer and the Exiles will be in League Two again next season after losing to Morecambe in the play-off final.
– Middlesbrough have been interested in signing Michael Smith from Rotherham United, but they face competition from fellow Championship side Bristol City.
– AFC Bournemouth have made enquiries into the potential permanent signing of Tottenham Hotspur defender Cameron Carter-Vickers according to a recent report from The Athletic.
ALAN NIXON SAYS:
– Salford. Fighting Northampton For centre half Lloyd Jones. Free agent.
– Fleetwood. Keen on left back Max Clark. Free agent after spell at Hull. Bolton also keen if John doesn’t sign.
– Bradford. Yann Songo’o on Derek Adams wish list. Midfield enforcer.
– Wycombe. Surprise move for Owen Dale at Crewe. Low offer. Alex want a lot more.
– Ipswich. Paul Cook interest in striker Colby Bishop at Accrington won’t go away.
– Sheff U. In for Clucas from Stoke. Free agent until end of month. Blackburn, Millwall and Forest also keeping an eye on that one.
– Sheff U. Kean Bryan offered a deal to stay. But German side Schalke making late move to disrupt that.
– Wigan. Want Scott Fraser from Burton. Decent money. First cash bid for player since admin trouble and new ownership.
– Man City. Have rival interest from Barcelona in young Spanish striker Mateo Joseph at Espanyol. Both trying to take him now. Also qualifies for England.
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