Newcastle again tipped to seal Austin deal and are linked with Fer

first_imgFollow West London Sport on TwitterFind us on Facebook A round-up of the latest transfer speculation involving QPR and Chelsea… Newcastle have again been tipped to sign Charlie Austin, while Dutch media reports claim his QPR team-mate Leroy Fer is also a target for Magpies boss Steve McClaren. The Express say striker Austin looks to be on his way to St James’ Park based on the fact that a couple of leading bookmakers have suspended betting on Newcastle signing him.AdChoices广告Rangers have not received a firm approach from Newcastle for Austin despite numerous reports of interest. They are also yet to receive any enquiries for Netherlands midfielder Fer. Related West London Sport story: No Newcastle approach for Austin – Les Newcastle have been linked with Austin but have not made an approachThe Express also claim QPR winger Matty Phillips could be heading for Aston Villa or Leicester. West London Sport recently revealed that West Brom had a bid for Phillips, 24, rejected and more recently that Rangers director of football was refusing to budge on the asking prices for Phillips and Charlie Austin.That led to reports that Albion boss Tony Pulis was ending his interest in the winger and focusing on other targets.Talks between the two clubs are ongoing and Pulis is hopeful a deal can be agreed.However, amid speculation that West Brom are no longer pursuing Phillips, the Express suggest Leicester and Villa have been boosted.Related West London Sport stories:  QPR reject £7m bid from West Brom for Phillips (7 July) No Newcastle approach for Austin – Les (14 July )Phillips impressed for Rangers during the second half of last seasonMeanwhile, the Daily Mail pick up on Crystal Palace’s £3m bid for QPR goalkeeper Alex McCarthy. Related West London Sport story: McCarthy bid rejected but Palace still keen (15 July)And the Daily Telegraph reports that Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich will fly out to Russia personally to secure the signing of Zenit St Petersburg midfielder Axel Witsel.last_img read more

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Meyer? Sissoko? Tottenham XI if they sign all their deadline day targets

first_img 11 Right forward: Moussa Sissoko 11 Centre forward: Harry Kane 11 Centre midfield: Eric Dier Centre back: Toby Alderweireld Left back: Danny Rose 11 11 11 Tottenham look to be making some late waves in the transfer window after a fairly quiet summer to date.So far Victor Wanyama from Southampton and Vincent Janssen from AZ Alkmaar have been the only signings as Tottenham have actually made a profit so far this summer.There had been whispers that Spurs were looking to snare Isco from Real Madrid but that is no longer happening although they are expected to make at least one signing before the deadline.FOLLOW ALL THE DEALS AS THEY HAPPEN ON THE talkSPORT DEADLINE DAY LIVE BLOG HERENewcastle’s Moussa Sissoko and Schalke’s Max Meyer are possibilities after bids for Wilfried Zaha were rebuffed by Crystal Palace and that move appears to be dead.But if Mauricio Pochettino’s targets are signed, how could Spurs line up?Click the arrow above, right, to see their potential starting XI after the window closes. Left forward: Christian Eriksen 11 11 Right back: Kyle Walker Centre attacking midfield: Max Meyer 11 Goalkeeper: Hugo Lloris – click the arrow, right, to see how Tottenham could line up this season Centre back: Jan Vertonghen 11 11 Centre midfield: Dele Alli last_img read more

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