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Nedum Onuoha pictured in action for City

QPR agree fee with Manchester City for Nedum Onuoha

QPR have had an offer accepted for Manchester City defender Nedum Onuoha, Press Association Sport understands.

Blackburn are determined to keep their captain, Christopher Samba

QPR weigh up third bid for Samba – but Rovers dig heels in

The Blackburn Rovers manager, Steve Kean, has reiterated that Christopher Samba, who arrived late for training yesterday and did not work with the first team, is not for sale.

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Seemed to be struggling with the pace of a game that wasn't exactly bursting out of the traps. Played in slow motion. 4

City and De Jong may part ways

Manchester City are prepared to listen to offers for Nigel de Jong this summer, if they cannot reach a new contract deal with him.

Henrique is eager to make the move

QPR close in on Brazilian striker Henrique

QPR today reached an agreement with Sao Paulo that could make Brazilian striker Henrique Mark Hughes' first signing as manager.

Philip Beard (right) says Mark Hughes would not have come to QPR if they were going to stay at Loftus Road

High hopes for Hoops as Beard faces future

The man who saved the O2 now plans to make west London's unfashionable club into a money-spinner with Mark Hughes at helm

Danny Welbeck and Michael Carrick are all smiles after Paul Scholes scored for Manchester United against Bolton Wanderers yesterday

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Thierry Henry remains appreciative of his team-mates, humble and just a decent gentleman

John Hartson admits interest in Wales role

John Hartson has confirmed his interest in taking over as Wales manager, but has ruled out the possibility of working with rival candidate Raymond Verheijen.

Steven Pienaar is on the fringes of the Spurs squad

Tottenham reject offer for Steven Pienaar from QPR

Tottenham have rejected an offer from QPR for midfielder Steven Pienaar, Press Association Sport understands.

Chelsea defender Alex

Chelsea confirm receiving offer for defender Alex

Chelsea have received an offer from a rival Barclays Premier League club for defender Alex, manager Andre Villas-Boas confirmed today.

Mark Hughes appears set to take over the role

Mark Hughes arrives at QPR for talks over vacant position

Mark Hughes stands on the brink of becoming the next manager of QPR after today arriving at Loftus Road to discuss the vacancy.

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Shock decision by owner Tony Fernandes ends veteran's reign following slide to 17th in the table

'Wayne is a good guy but he has had two or three chances to leave... I don't know [what he does on Saturdays now]. Golf?’ said Roberto Mancini

Mancini: It's time Bridge moved on

Unwanted £90k-a-week full-back criticised for being content to stay and just play golf on Saturdays

Chipper Mancini is 'happy' to hear the Hughes barbs...

Even the abuse is a delight when, as Roberto Mancini put it yesterday, you have taken your football club to its "best moment in the last 40 years".

Fulham: potential summer transfer targets

The surprise departure of Mark Hughes was followed by the popular appointment of Martin Jol at the helm of Fulham, and a few new faces can be expected to follow the Dutchman to Craven Cottage.

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