According to Alan Nixon on Twitter (below) Leeds United are looking to swell their ranks by adding young Scottish midfielder John McGinn to the Elland Road fold. On paper it seems strange does Leeds United’s ‘interest’ in McGinn, midfield being the one department at Elland Road where there is cover in depth. Players such as [...] The post Leeds United linked to £5m Scottish midfielder appeared first on The72.
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Sheffield Wednesday are considering a £1.8 million move for Vitória Setubal defender Frederico Venâncio, according to the Yorkshire Post. The 25-year-old has spent this season on loan with the Owls and has played 25 games for them in all competitions. The Championship side are now weighing up a permanent move for him. Sheffield Wednesday boss Jos [...] The post Sheffield Wednesday weighing up £1.8 million move for Portuguese defender appeared first on The72.
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English Premier League hopefuls Aston Villa have started work on ripping up the aged playing surface at Villa Park according to Birmingham Live. The surface proved problematic for Steve Bruce’s side midway through this season. This winter saw the greatest level of snowfall descend upon the UK for several years and Villa’s pitch suffered as [...] The post Aston Villa set to tackle mid-season pitch problem appeared first on The72.
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Aston Villa have already sold around 21,000 tickets for their Sky Bet Championship Play-Off final clash against Fulham at Wembley next weekend according to Birmingham Live. Villa find themselves just one step away from a return to the top flight after a 1-0 semi-final aggregate victory over Middlesbrough. Tickets for the final went on sale [...] The post Wembley tickets selling well as Play-Off fever surrounds Villa Park appeared first on The72.
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Aston Villa midfielder Jack Grealish has been voted by you as the 14th best player in the EFL. Over the last month, we have been gathering votes from you to find the best managers and players in the EFL. And after counting the votes, we have discovered you think that Grealish is the 14th best [...] The post Top 50 Players of the EFL – 14th: Jack Grealish (Aston Villa) appeared first on The72.
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Queens Park Rangers have today confirmed the appointment of Steve McClaren on a two-year contract. This comes days after Ian Holloway departed Loftus Road. McClaren returns for a second-spell after a coaching stint in 2013. The 57-year-old holds his first outright management job since leaving Derby County for the second time in 2017. Since then, [...] The post McClaren promises ‘attractive, attacking football’ after QPR appointment appeared first on The72.
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Crystal Palace and West Ham United are both interested in signing Fulham defender Ryan Fredericks this summer, according to FootballLondon. Despite impressing throughout the season for the Cottagers and being named in the Sky Bet Championship Team of the Year, the club are yet to agree a new deal with Fredericks, who joined the club [...] The post Crystal Palace and West Ham eyeing up Fulham defender appeared first on The72.
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Aston Villa are just one of the Sky Bet Championship clubs who are interested in signing Leicester City defender Robert Huth, according to odds given out by Sky Bet. The German defender has struggled to break into the Foxes’ first team this season following the signing of Harry Maguire last summer, and is expected to [...] The post Aston Villa in the running to sign three time Premier League champion appeared first on The72.
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The Sun reports that Premier League side Southampton are lining up a £20million move for Middlesbrough central defender Ben Gibson. Boro suffered defeat in the play-offs to Aston Villa, and their key players are now being linked with summer moves as a result. Tony Pulis is hoping to keep his squad together as they look [...] The post Premier League survivors target £20million Middlesbrough defender deal appeared first on The72.
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Luke Steele, Scott Golbourne, Gary O’Neil and Arnold Garita will leave Bristol City next month, as confirmed by their official website. The Robins are preparing for next season as they look to push for the Play-Off places in the Championship and will let four first-team players leave at the expiry of their contract next month. Luke [...] The post Bristol City announce departure of four first-team players appeared first on The72.
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