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Football League media talk 18/06/14

18 June 2014

Here are a selection of Wednesday 18th June's big stories in the eyes of the media that cover The Football League:

Cardiff plot £9m Ross McCormack transfer after selling him to Leeds for £350k in 2010 (The Mirror): Yorkshiremen have rejected £5m bids for their top striker from two Championship rivals but now Bluebirds plan to nearly double that sum.

Eddie Howe: Bournemouth face a fight to keep key men (BBC Radio Solent): Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe has said the Championship side have rejected offers for more of their star players.

Championship: Leeds United to appoint former Forest Green manager David Hockaday (Sky Sports): Former Forest Green boss David Hockaday is expected to be named Leeds United head coach on Wednesday, according to Sky sources.

Transfer news: Swansea City are in talks with Middlesbrough over Marvin Emnes (Sky Sports): Swansea City are in talks with Middlesbrough over Marvin Emnes, Sky sources understand.

Birmingham City: Signing number seven on the way (Birmingham Mail): Blues are close to completing a deal to bring Mark Duffy to St Andrew's.

Hearn warns rivals off Odubajo (Orange): Barry Hearn has warned those monitoring Moses Odubajo that it will require 'a king's ransom' to lure him away from Leyton Orient.

Sheffield United: Blades continue striker search (The Star): Sheffield United will shortly decide whether to consolidate their interest in Barnsley's Chris O'Grady as Nigel Clough presses ahead with his search for a new centre-forward, writes James Shield.

AFC Wimbledon hope for Plough Lane move in 2017 - Samuelson (BBC London 94.9): AFC Wimbledon chief executive Erik Samuelson hopes the club will be able to build a new stadium at Plough Lane in time for the 2017-18 campaign.

Torquay captain Lee Mansell 50-50 over signing new deal (BBC Sport): Torquay manager Chris Hargreaves says there is only a 50-50 chance that Lee Mansell will sign a new contract.

Town hit stalemate over Drury bid (Luton Today):Hatters managing director Gary Sweet admits the future of midfielder Andy Drury lies firmly in Crawley Town's hands.

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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