TRANSFER RUMOURS: Watford, Bournemouth and Norwich keen on Juventus' Sami Khedira

Sami Khedira. Photo: Getty ImagesSami Khedira. Photo: Getty Images
Sami Khedira. Photo: Getty Images
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Reports from Italy have claimed that Watford, Bournemouth and Norwich are all interested in signing Juventus midfielder Sami Khedira this summer. His contract expires at the end of the current campaign. (Calciomercato)

Watford were rumoured to have approached current Gent boss Hein Vanhaezebrouck boss before appointing Vladimir Ivic. He won the Belgian top tier in his first spell with Gent back in 2015. (Sport Witness)

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Leeds United's Victor Orta has confirmed that the club analysed Norwich City's £18m-rated ace Todd Cantwell prior to the last transfer window, and also confirmed an enquiry was made for Derby County's Dom Sibley. (Yorkshire Evening Post)

Following Derby County's 1-0 win over Millwall yesterday, caretaker boss Wayne Rooney has overtaken John Terry as the bookies' new favourite for the job. Steve Cooper and Sam Allardyce are among the other contenders (Sky Bet)

Middlesbrough's hopes of signing linked striker Sam Cosgrove look to have taken a blow, after reports suggested that Newcastle United could swoop for the Aberdeen marksman in January. (Daily Record)

Burnley are said to have Nottingham Forest ace Joe Worrall "back on radar", ahead of the January transfer window. His club were said to have set a £10m asking price for the 23-year-old. (The Sun)

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Norwich City boss Daniel Farke reacted with exasperation when quizzed over the future of £20m-rated Canaries ace Emi Buendia, refusing to comment on the situation after "three months" of questioning. (HITC)

Bologna defender Aaron Hickey has revealed he turned down the chance to move to Bayern Munich before joining I Rossoblu. He was also linked with Sheffield Wednesday and Celtic last summer. (Gazzetta dello Sport)

Barnsley-linked superstar Mario Balotelli looks set to finally end the speculation over his future, with reports suggesting he's closing in on a move to Serie B side Monza, who are owned by Silvio Berlusconi. (Sky Sports)

Jamal Campbell-Ryce has branded Sunderland's new boss Lee Johnson as an "incredible wheeler-dealer" and backed his ex-Bristol City teammate to "weed out the roots and make flowers" in a long-term project. (Football League World)

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Huddersfield Town are set to sweat over the results of key player Christopher Schindler's knee injury. Boss Carlos Corberan has revealed he's bracing himself for news of a "complicated injury" (Examiner)

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