Brentford attacking midfielder and playmaker Jota has reduced speculation about his future at Griffin Park by starting in a pre season friendly today at 3pm against Premier League club Southampton. The Spaniard progressed through the youth set up at La Liga club Celta Vigo, after arriving at the age of 13 in 2004, and earned [...] The post Brentford star reduces speculation over his future appeared first on The72.
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Reading are close to completing a £1.25m deal to sign Swansea City’s Modou Barrow according to a report from Sky Sports News. The 24-year-old winger signed for Swansea back in 2015 and while he has made over 50 appearances for the club, he has found himself out of the first team in recent months and [...] The post Reading close to completing £1.25m deal to sign Swansea City forward appeared first on The72.
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Wolves have been priced as the second favourites to sign Manchester City’s Alvaro Negredo by bookies Sky Bet. Negredo is currently contracted to Spanish side Valencia, though he is best known in this country for his spell at Manchester City. He signed for the former Premier League side. The 31-year-old striker signed for them back [...] The post Wolves priced as second favourites to sign former Manchester City striker – Middlesbrough also priced appeared first on The72.
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Leeds United have today completed the signing of Everton defender Matthew Pennington on a season-long loan deal, as confirmed by the club’s official website. However, it did not always look as though Pennington would be heading to Leeds. Championship rivals Hull City were also interested in the defender and were reportedly ‘very hopeful’ of signing [...] The post Leeds United ‘pushed to front of queue’ in Premier League defender deal appeared first on The72.
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Aston Villa defender Tommy Elphick is ‘available’ this summer, according to journalist Alan Nixon on Twitter. Elphick, 29, looks set to leave Villa Park this summer, with Steve Bruce overhauling the current squad. So far, Bruce has signed former Chelsea defender John Terry and has former Blackburn Rovers defender Chris Samba on trial. With Samba [...] The post Leeds United-linked defender is ‘available’, according to journalist appeared first on The72.
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Scottish Premiership champions Celtich have begun talks with QPR in an attempt to sway Steven Caulker away from Loftus Road, according to the Scottish Sun. The Scottish side’s boss Brendan Rodgers spoke out last week to say that he was helping his former player battle personal problem, but it now appears that it will involve [...] The post Scottish champions begin talks to sign QPR defender appeared first on The72.
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Brentford have signed Ollie Watkins from Exeter City for an undisclosed fee as confirmed by the club website. While the Grecians have been stuck either in lower parts of the EFL over the last few years, they have started to get a reputation for producing a lot of talented players through their academy. Matt Grimes [...] The post Brentford beat Aston Villa and Leeds United to signing of Exeter City star appeared first on The72.
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Aston Villa and Burnley will go head-to-head this month to land Scottish midfielder James McArthur from Crystal Palace, according to HITC. Reports of Villa’s interest in the 29-year-old playmaker surfaced at the start of July, but they now face stiff competition from Sean Dyche’s Burnley for his signature. Fellow Championship side Hull City are also [...] The post Aston Villa to compete with Premier League side for midfield maestro appeared first on The72.
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Norwich City winger Jacob Murphy is set to sign for Premier League side Newcastle United, according to The Mirror. Newcastle have been linked with Murphy, 22, for several weeks but have now managed to agree a fee with Norwich. The winger has reportedly arrived in Dublin for his medical ahead of signing a contract with [...] The post Norwich City midfielder set for Premier League move as he arrives for medical appeared first on The72.
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Former Manchester United midfielder Ryan Giggs has said that he would be open to a managerial job in League Two, according to a report in the Independent. The 64-time capped Welsh international made over 650 appearances for the Manchester giants, winning each of the top domestic trophies with the Red Devils, between 1990 and 2014. [...] The post Manchester United legend open to League Two managerial job appeared first on The72.
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