Ipswich Town manager Mick McCarthy has said that he launched unsuccessful loan bids for two Premier League strikers earlier this summer, with one of the players being former Leeds United target Ashley Fletcher. The experienced boss told the East Anglian Daily Times how moves for Chelsea’s Ike Ugbo, now with Barnsley, and West Ham’s Fletcher, [...] The post Ipswich boss McCarthy reveals enquiry for former Leeds United target appeared first on The72.
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According to the Sun’s Mike McGrath and Alan Nixon, West Ham forward Ashley Fletcher is flying home from the Hammers’ German training camp to sign for Middlesbrough. According to the duo of reporters, and reported elsewhere, Boro have put in an eye-watering £7 million bid for Fletcher – a bid accepted by the Premier League [...] The post Leeds United fans comment on Middlesbrough £7m Ashley Fletcher bid appeared first on The72.
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Birmingham City are close to signing Middlesbrough’s Stewart Downing, according to MirrorSport. The 33-year-old made a move back to his boyhood club Boro two years ago in the summer of 2015 but, after the arrival of new boss Garry Monk, Downing’s time at the Riverside looks to be coming to an end as the ex-Leeds [...] The post Birmingham closing in on signing of ex-England international appeared first on The72.
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According to The Mirror, Reading have turned their attention to bringing in Huddersfield Town striker Nahki Wells to partner last season’s top scorer Yann Kermorgant up top this season, having missed out on multiple targets already this summer. The Royals have been on the search for a new striker all summer long due to the [...] The post Reading turn efforts to international Premier League man in striker search appeared first on The72.
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Charlie Taylor was a one-club player up until around this time last year. It was then that he started to look around and see his footballing future at somewhere other than Leeds United. Taylor had only known Leeds United and Elland Road since signing on for the club as a youngster. Last season been one blighted [...] The post Leeds United fans respond to Charlie Taylor valuation of £6-7m appeared first on The72.
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Leeds United’s Gaetano Berardi and Mateusz Klich are set to return to full training on Thursday as Leeds United reach the ten-day mark before the Sky Bet Championship season begins, according to the Yorkshire Evening Post. The duo both missed the Whites’ final game while on a pre-season tour of Austria – against Spanish side [...] The post Leeds duo set to return just in time for League opener appeared first on The72.
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Leeds United fans have been treated to a summer of signings, with nine players joining the club since the end of last season. Now Yorkshire Evening Post journalist Lee Sobot says on Twitter that this is to increase. With players such as the exciting Macedonian Ezgjan Alioski joining the club, as well as much thought [...] The post Leeds United “on with” new signings deals – not those linked appeared first on The72.
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After suffering a disappointing 4-2 defeat to La Liga side SD Eibar in their last Austrian friendly game, Leeds United fans could do with a pick-me-up. This could come via the Daily Star, who say that the Whites are one of four clubs interested in Premier League striker Ashley Fletcher. The Star say that Leeds [...] The post Leeds United one of four clubs interested in Premier League striker appeared first on The72.
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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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Brentford’s Jota is set to complete a move to West Ham United according to a report from Read West Ham. The 26-year-old has had a weird time at Brentford ever since he signed for them from Celta Vigo in 2014. He ended up being one of the club’s best signings in recent years after some [...] The post Brentford playmaker set to move to West Ham United appeared first on The72.
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