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Football League media talk 10/02/14

10 February 2014

Here are Monday 10th February's hot topics in the eyes of the media that cover The Football League:

Oldham Athletic expect Brentford defender to return (BBC Radio Manchester):Oldham manager Lee Johnson hopes defender James Tarkowski will return to the club on loan, despite Brentford initially blocking his move back to the Latics.

Queens Park Rangers want Norwich City midfielder Wes Hoolahan (Derby Telegraph): Derby County's Monday night opponents QPR are said to be interested in Hoolahan but reportedly face competition from Nottingham Forest and Reading.

Shrewsbury Town trial unlikely for Market Drayton's Yannick Makota (Shropshire Star): Shrews caretaker boss Mike Jackson has stated that Market Drayton striker Makota is unlikely to be going on trial with the Sky Bet League 1 club this week.

Northampton Town boss Wilder admits rock-bottom Cobblers are now 'desperate' for a win (Northampton Chronicle & Echo): Chris Wilder is confident there is no player in his squad currently 'going through the motions' as the Cobblers search for a much-needed victory.

Hill ready for Dale to compete at the top (Manchester Evening News): Rochdale boss Keith Hill sees no reason why his team can't compete with the big-spending clubs at the top of the table if they can keep up their current form.

Duane Holmes loan move on the cards says Huddersfield Town boss (The Huddersfield Daily Examiner): Huddersfield Town boss Mark Robins is ready to let Duane Holmes go out on loan, with the American-born teenager impressing when coming off the bench this season.

Luke Varney relieved to seal move from Leeds (BBC Radio Lancashire): Luke Varney has told BBC Radio Lancashire that he was glad to join Blackburn Rovers on loan after "a week of turmoil" at parent club Leeds United.

Loan search continues as Mansfield prepare for big game with Bury (Mansfield and Ashfield Chad): Mansfield Town's search for a loan striker continues, but boss Paul Cox said it was unlikely to happen before tomorrow night's important six-pointer with Bury

Carl Ikeme returns for Wolves as Zeli Ismail looks set to extend Burton Albion loan (Express & Star): Ikeme is set to return for Wolverhampton Wanderers after recovering from a broken left hand, while Ismail is set to stay with the Sky Bet League 2 Brewers until the end of the season.

West Ham United Ravel Morrison linked with QPR move (East London and West Essex Guardian Series): Championship club Queens Park Rangers are the latest side to be linked with a loan move for midfielder Morrison.

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