Sporting Digest: Football

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GORDON STRACHAN has turned down the job of player-manager with Barnsley and signed a two-year contract to remain with Leeds. The former Scottish international, 36, will have back surgery before reporting back for training.

SOUTHAMPTON are set to sign Simon Charlton, the Huddersfield left-back and captain, for a six-figure fee.

FRENCH CUP Semi-final draw: St Etienne v Nantes; Paris St Germain v Laval (Ties to be played 5 June).