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Football League media talk 23/07/14

23 July 2014

Here are a selection of Wednesday 23rd July's big stories in the eyes of the media that cover The Football League:

Leicester City must increase £7.5m offer to Watford for Troy Deeney (Leicester Mercury): Leicester City confirmed the club record signing of striker Leonardo Ulloa yesterday but they will have to increase their offer to Watford if they hope to add Troy Deeney to their ranks too.

Bristol Rovers defender Michael Smith on the verge of Peterborough United switch (Bristol Post): Defender Michael Smith is almost certain to leave the Memorial Stadium in the coming days after Bristol Rovers accepted a new and improved offer from Peterborough United.

Exeter City set for second match on their tour to Brazil (BBC Radio Devon): Exeter City play the second match of their tour of Brazil against third division outfit Tupi on Wednesday.

Adam Clayton: Boro may run out of patience with Huddersfield in bid to sign midfielder (Gazette Live): Boro's hopes of pushing through a deal to sign Adam Clayton in the near future look like being thwarted by Huddersfield Town.

Jim O'Brien hopes Coventry City sign up experienced striker Marcus Tudguy (Coventry Telegraph): Jim O'Brien believes having an established name in Marcus Tudgay in the Coventry City camp has given everyone a lift.

Felix Magath: Fulham 'need two or three more experienced players' (BBC London 94.9): Fulham manager Felix Magath says he wants to add another two or three players to his squad before the start of the new Championship season.

Trialist Max Clayton set for another chance to earn a contract at Sunderland (Chronicle Live): Sunderland have extended Max Clayton's trial - and the youngster will play in Wednesday's friendly at Hartlepool United.

Crawley Town manager John Gregory set to sign two trialists by the weekend (Crawley and Horley Observer): Crawley Town manager John Gregory hopes to sign two of his trialists by this weekend.

Cheltenham Town aim to sign more players (Western Daily Press): Cheltenham Town manager Mark Yates will today hold talks with an attacking target having spoken to another striker on Monday.

Hartlepool Utd boss wishes trialists Biko and Bopp well after deciding against contracts (Hartlepool Mail): Colin Cooper has wished trialists Eugen Bopp and Biko Bradnock-Brennan well after deciding against offering them a contract.

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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