The Birmingham Mail reports that Bristol City are in discussions with Aston Villa over a permanent deal to sign defender Nathan Baker. The signings of John Terry and Chris Samba at Villa Park appears to have nudged the 26-year-old down the pecking order. The centre back spent time on loan at Ashton Gate in the [...] The post Bristol City in talks over permanent deal for Aston Villa defender appeared first on The72.
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Birmingham City midfielder Diego Fabbrini has completed a move to Spanish Segunda Division club Real Oviedo on a season-long loan deal according to the Birmingham Mail. The 26-year-old Italian midfielder has struggled to make an impact at St Andrews since joining Birmingham City from Watford in a reported £1.5 million deal in January 2016. Fabbrini [...] The post Birmingham City midfielder loaned to Spanish outfit appeared first on The72.
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In news just filtering through from sources such as the Daily Mail, Sunderland have bolstered their attacking options by signing Premier League striker Lewis Grabban on a season-long loan deal from Bournemouth. The London-born striker has dropped back down to the Sky Bet Championship for a second successive season with the relegated Black Cats after [...] The post Sunderland Grabban a piece of the action with Bournemouth striker appeared first on The72.
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Millwall boss Neil Harris has told the Evening Standard that he is hoping to bring in two new faces before the Lions’ season opener against Nottingham Forest next weekend. The London club have already signed five players, this summer, including Wolves midfielder George Saville, AFC Wimbledon man Tom Elliott and right back Conor McLaughlin from [...] The post Millwall looking to sign two more players before season opener appeared first on The72.
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Nottingham Forest’s Alex Lacovitti is a target for city rivals Notts County, according to the Nottingham Post. The 19-year-old would join winger Jorge Grant in crossing the River Trent to join the Magpies from the Reds this season. He has struggled to break into Forest’s first team since signing a professional deal in 2016, only [...] The post Nottingham Forest set to offload defender to local rivals appeared first on The72.
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Nottingham Forest are weighing up a move for Burton Albion’s Australian midfielder Jackson Irvine, according to HITC. The 24-year-old has also been linked with fellow Championship clubs Aston Villa and Sheffield Wednesday. Irvine was a key figure in Burton’s successful survival bid last season; he scored 10 goals in 42 Championship appearances from midfield, which [...] The post Nottingham Forest set to rival Villa and Wednesday for star midfielder appeared first on The72.
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League One outfit AFC Wimbledon are expected to complete the signing of former Bolton Wanderers midfielder Liam Trotter in the coming days, according to Get Surrey. The 28-year-old is currently without a club following his release from Bolton and is reportedly a serious target for Dons boss Neal Ardley. The London club have made no [...] The post AFC Wimbledon close to signing former Championship midfielder appeared first on The72.
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Daryl Murphy’s proposed £2 million move to Nottingham Forest is becoming more and more likely by the day. The Reds are in desperate need of a new striker following the high-profile departure of former talisman Britt Assombalonga, and they have turned their attention to Newcastle’s experienced forward in an attempt to fill the void. Murphy’s [...] The post Twitter Reacts: Nottingham Forest close in on Daryl Murphy signing appeared first on The72.
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As the season comes around, unsurprisingly, most Sky Bet Championship sides are very busy adding players to their ranks to try to ensure a successful season, as more than half the clubs in the division prepare for a promotion push. Although they had a disappointing season last time out, finishing 21st, level on points with [...] The post Potential Forest starting XI for the opening day appeared first on The72.
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Blackburn Rovers and Millwall are two of the clubs interested in taking Arsenal striker Stephy Mavididi on loan this season, according to The Mirror. Mavididi, 19, has reportedly been attracting a lot of interest from Football League clubs this summer and could be loaned out. Championship sides Bolton Wanderers and Millwall, as well as League One [...] The post Blackburn Rovers and Millwall two of clubs interested in Arsenal striker appeared first on The72.
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