NEWCASTLE and Sunderland are said to have missed out on one of their transfer targets, while Wigan, Blackburn, Leeds United, Doncaster and Manchester duo City and United are also in the news.
Wigan have beaten Newcastle and Sunderland to the signature of Swedish-born Gambia Under-20 winger Alieu Darbo – Daily Mail
Blackburn’s out-of-favour defender Michel Salgado fancies joining former Real Madrid team-mate David Beckham at LA Galaxy – Daily Mirror
Manchester City are tracking highly rated teenage defender Lisandro Magallan, according to reports in his native Argentina. Magallan is rated as one of the brightest prospects in the country after establishing himself in the Gimnasia La Plata first team – talkSPORT
Manchester United are set to battle it out with Real Madrid to sign Brazil’s next young superstar – Sao Paulo attacking midfielder Lucas – in a £12m deal – Daily Mirror
Leeds are in talks with Doncaster’s El-Hadji Diouf with a view to signing the controversial forward who is out of contract in the summer – Skysports.com
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