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Football League media talk 14/07/14

14 July 2014

Here are a selection of Monday 14th July's big stories in the eyes of the media that cover The Football League:

Lukas Jutkiewicz linked with move to Premier League new boys Burnley (Gazette Live): Six months ago, when Lukas Jutkiewicz was first linked with a move away from Teesside, a queue of volunteer taxi-drivers quickly formed outside the Riverside.

Wolves make late move for Boro striker (Birmingham Mail): Burnley thought they had agreed a deal for Lukas Jutkiewicz - the 25-year-old former Coventry City player - but Wolves have now made a late move to try and hijack the deal.

Time is tight but Bolton Wanderers refuse to concede defeat in chase for Middlesbrough striker Lukas Jutkiewicz (The Bolton News): Dougie Freedman is holding out hope that Wanderers can still do a deal to sign Lukas Jutkiewicz but admits time is not on his side.

Jutkiewicz deal to be confirmed as Boro try to land a Terrier (The Northern Echo): Middlesbrough hope Lukas Jutkiewicz's imminent departure will help them to persuade Huddersfield Town to sell midfielder Adam Clayton this week.

Steve Claridge enters Salisbury City manager talks (BBC Sport): Ex-Football League striker Steve Claridge is in talks with Salisbury regarding their vacant managerial position.

Derby County part company with chief scout Derek Bragg (Derby Telegraph): Derby County and chief scout Derek Bragg have parted company after only six months.

Fulham striker McCormack not fazed by price tag (Get West London): Ross McCormack insists he's not concerned about his massive price tag as he bids to fire Fulham back to the Premier League at the first attempt.

Michael Ngoo set to sign for Danish club Odense after leaving Liverpool on a free (Daily Mail): Former Liverpool striker Michael Ngoo, who has previously spent time on loan with Yeovil Town and Walsall, is set for a move to Odense.

Character is key for Gary Rowett in summer transfers for Burton Albion (Burton Mail): Signign the right characters has been uppermost in Gary Rowett's mind this summer as he rejigs Burton Albion's squad ahead of the new season.

Sam Ricketts expected to extend his contract at Wolverhampton Wanderers (Birmingham Mail): Sam Ricketts is in line for a new contract at Wolves with Kenny Jackett keen to keep his inspirational skipper for the long term.

These stories have been reproduced from a variety of today's media sources and they do not represent the views of The Football League.

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