Regional Paper Talk: QPR target Parker

QPR want to sign Scott Parker from Tottenham, while Chelsea are set to go back with an improved bid for Norwich goalkeeper John Ruddy.

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Chelsea midfielder Ramires admits he can't wait to start working with manager Jose Mourinho when he starts pre-season training on Monday.

Crystal Palace boss Ian Holloway said he was "absolutely thrilled" after landing Peterborough striker Dwight Gayle.

QPR boss Harry Redknapp wants to sign Scott Parker.

Tottenham have ended their interest in Internacional striker Leandro Damiao and Southampton are stepping up their attempts to sign him instead.

Crystal Palace, Fulham and West Ham are waiting on Manchester United to see if they will loan out Wilfried Zaha for a second time.

Goalkeeper Vito Mannone says he had no problems quitting Arsenal for Sunderland, adding that he has joined a club with potential.

Joey Barton reported for training at QPR today - two days late.


Fulham boss Martin Jol is torn between coughing up £2million for Eyong Enoh or letting the midfielder return to Ajax.

Clint Hill reckons QPR players eyeing the exit have been going flat out in the first week of training.

QPR have made an enquiry about former Middlesbrough midfielder Nicky Bailey.

Chelsea are expected to step-up their chase for a back-up goalkeeper with an increased offer for Norwich City's John Ruddy.


Ravel Morrison hopes the experience he gained on loan at Birmingham can help him break into West Ham's first-team.

Real Sociedad insist Arsenal target Asier Illarramendi is going nowhere this summer.

Gonzalo Higuain's father claims his son is close to joining Arsenal after Real Madrid granted him permission to discuss terms.

Chelsea and Tottenham target Hulk claims he has offers as a move away from Zenit St Petersburg


Former Manchester United player Phil Neville is to return to the club as part of David Moyes' coaching team, and Ryan Giggs has been named player-coach.

Maicon will be allowed to leave Manchester City if a decent offer comes in - but the Blues may yet hijack Atletico Madrid's move for Alvarao Negredo.

Former Manchester United player and coach Jack Crompton, who played a key role in helping the Reds rebuild in the aftermath of Munich, has died aged 91

David Moyes and Wayne Rooney are set for more clear-the-air talks today.

Newcastle have been given permission to talk to Wigan forward Aroune Kone.

Oldham boss Lee Johnson has introduced a Champions League incentive scheme to get the best out of his players in training.


Liverpool striker Luis Suarez has been told he will fly to Australia to link up with the squad on their pre-season tour on July 22.

Lloyd Jones and Daniel Trickett-Smith have signed professional contracts with Liverpool.

Jay Spearing is set to be the next player to leave Anfield, with Blackburn interested in the midfielder.

Everton defender Luke Garbutt has signed a new two-year deal.

Roberto Martinez believes target Arouna Kone, 29, is at his peak.


The departing James Perch had a simple message for Newcastle when he said: "I'll never forget you."

Newcastle midfielder Mehdi Abeid is understood to be interesting Millwall.

Sunderland have agreed a fee of £2.5m for Panathinaikos winger Charas Mavrias.

Newcastle could be facing a big decision when it comes to the future of Shane Ferguson, with Wolves considering an offer.

Wigan are understood to have given Newcastle permission to speak to Arouna Kone.

Full-back Danny Simpson claims fears over place in first-team led to his rejection of Newcastle United contract.

Former Arsenal goalkeeper Vito Mannone is ready to compete for Sunderland's number one spot.


Jonas Gutierrez believes Newcastle's current crop of young talent has the potential to succeed if they just seize the moment.

Sylvain Marveaux is keen to stay at Newcastle and is looking for assurances on his first-team future.

Arsenal goalkeeper Vito Mannone has been confirmed as Sunderland's sixth summer signing after agreeing on a two-year deal.


Jozy Altidore has refused to be drawn on Sunderland's hunt for his signature, but the USA striker admits he would consider any approach.

Adam Johnson is braced for the unexpected as Sunderland begin pre-season training.

Danny Simpson says his departure from Newcastle was amicable and he has wished the club all the best in the future,


Alan Tate, Kemy Agustien, Luke Moore and Leroy Lita have been left out of Swansea's travelling party for their tour to Holland.

Kyle Bartley has revealed he joined Birmingham for game time after admitting to being frustrated at Swansea.


Aston Villa are interested in Hiroshi Kiyotake but a deal is unlikely and a bid hasn't been made.

Liverpool have been linked with a bid for Christian Benteke if Luis Suarez moves on.

Former Aston Villa chairman Sir Doug Ellis has offered his support to 'great friend' Paul McGrath after his arrest in Ireland.

West Brom are edging closer to the signing of Nicolas Anelka - with the Frenchman due at the club today for talks.

West Brom hope to begin the process which will lead to the re-signing of Zoltan Gera this week, but a move for Salomon Kalou appears more complicated.

Wolves boss Kenny Jackett will on Thursday finalise Sam Rickett's transfer from Bolton as he admitted Mick McCarthy got the best out of his bargain buys.


Sam Ricketts says the respect of Kenny Jackett and the size of Wolves persuaded him to drop a division.

Transfer-listed midfielder Karl Henry wants to stay at Wolves and fight for his place in League One.

Wolves were today eyeing a move for £1.5million-rated Newcastle left-back Shane Ferguson.

West Brom are closing in on the signing of Nicolas Anelka with the Frenchman due at the club for contract talks and a medical.

Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert has challenged Andreas Weimann and Nathan Baker to prove their worth after their summer deals.

West Brom could face competition from West Ham in the battle to land former Chelsea forward Salomon Kalou.


Brian McDermott laughed off talk of a £3million bid from Crystal Palace for Sam Byram as a positive week at Leeds United continued with the signing of Noel Hunt.

Gwyn Williams is to leave his post as Leeds United's technical director.


Norwich striker Grant Holt believes there are still gems to be found in non-league football.

James Vaughan has signed a three-year deal to join Huddersfield Town for an undisclosed fee.


Danny Williams is adamant his move to Reading will not harm his chances of making the USA's World Cup squad.

Reading chief executive Nigel Howe says there is business still to be done in the transfer window.


Stoke City winger Matthew Etherington is concentrating on winning a place in Mark Hughes' team, and isn't aware of any approaches for his services this summer.

Stoke's hopes of signing free agent Roque Santa Cruz may not yet be over.


James Perch is confident he is dropping out of the Premier League for one season only after joining Wigan.


Sam Ricketts isn't worried about dropping down a division to play for Wolves after his release at Bolton.

Dougie Freedman put a cat amongst the pigeons with a cheeky remark about his rumoured chase for Blackburn striker Jordan Rhodes.

Rob Hall hopes Dougie Freedman can transform his career as he did Wilfried Zaha's.

Former Wanderers keeper Rob Lainton is on trial with Doncaster Rovers.


Blackburn have signed DJ Campbell on a two-year-deal.


Sheffield Wednesday boss Dave Jones has dismissed claims that Michail Antonio is being sold to Wigan.

David Weir was delighted to get his Sheffield United managerial career off to a winning start with a friendly victory over Greenock Morton.


Just the result of a medical has delayed Steven Mouyokolo joining Amido Balde and Virgil van Dijk as Celtic's latest recruit.

Only 38 days since they brought down the curtain on last season, Celtic lost 1-0 to Sevastopol of Ukraine in the first of four friendlies in Germany.

Jon Daly has told Ally McCoist he will play anywhere for Rangers.

Dorin Goian is set to sign for Greek Super League side Asteras Tripolis.

Ally McCoist has admitted the departure of Carlos Bocanegra and Goian has freed up money for him to strengthen his squad.

Trevor Birch, the joint-administrator of Hearts, believes fans can help "cleanse" the debt-hit Jambos through an ownership scheme.


Neil Doncaster has been appointed chief executive of the newly-created Scottish Professional Football League

Hearts could be forced to adopt a "newco" route, admitted Trevor Birch.

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