Bristol City transfer news: Robins star to ‘join’ Premier League club, three clubs ‘competing’ for Leeds United starlet
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Bristol City look to be one step closer to keeping hold of Antoine Semenyo this month, with Bournemouth reportedly moving on in their pursuit of a striker. The Cherries saw two bids rejected for the attacker last week.
Bournemouth had bids of £8m and £10m turned down last Thursday, while Burnley also saw their offer dismissed for the in-demand star. The two clubs are now said to be neearing deals for Lyle Foster and Nicolas Jackson respectively.
However, there still remains to be plenty of interest in Semenyo, who has netted six goals in the Championship this season. With less than a week to go, Nigel Pearson and Bristol City fans will be praying that he remains at Ashton Gate beyond transfer deadline day.
Here is today’s transfer news...
MILLWALL 'FAIL' WITH £1M BID FOR STRIKER
Millwall have seen a £1 million bid for Hibernian striker Kevin Nisbet rejected. The Scotland international has claimed seven goals in six league matches since returning from a long-term injury. (The Scotsman)
STOKE CITY YOUNGSTER 'LINKED' WITH LEAGUE TWO MOVE
Stoke City defender Matt Baker has been linked with a loan move to Newport County this month. The teenager is yet to make his first team debut for the Potters. (Daily Mirror)
THREE CLUBS 'COMPETING' FOR LEEDS UNITED STARLET
Sunderland, Blackburn Rovers and Middlesbrough have been named as the three teams now leading the race to sign Leeds United's Joe Gelhardt. The 20-year-old had attracted interest from a number of clubs and was expected to return to Wigan Athletic on loan, however they have since dropped down the pecking order. (Football Insider)
ROTHERHAM 'TARGET' HUDDERSFIELD TOWN OUTCAST
Rothehram United have opened talks to sign Huddersfield Town's Jon Russell. The 22-year-old has slipped down the pecking order under Mark Fotheringham and has only made seven appearances in the Championship this season. (Football Insider)
BURNLEY 'AGREE' £8M DEAL FOR SOUTH AFRICAN STRIKER
Burnley have agreed to sign Westerlo striker Lyle Foster for £8 million this month and is now just waiting on a work permit to comlete the deal. The 22-year-old has eight goals in the Belgian Pro League this season. (Football Insider)
EX-LILYWHITES ACE SET FOR CHAMPIONSHIP SWITCH
Former Preston North End striker Jordan Hugill is set to join Rotherham United after undergoing a medical yesterday. The Norwich City flop previously made 114 appearances for the Lilywhites and scored 30 goals before earning himself a big money move to West Ham. (Football Insider)
BRISTOL CITY STAR TO 'JOIN' PREMIER LEAGUE CLUB
Wolves have agreed a deal to sign Daniel Bentley from Bristol City and the goalkeeper is set to undergo a medical today. The Robins were willing to part ways with their second-choice shotstopper as he entered the final months of his contract. (The Athletic)
HULL CITY TO 'MISS OUT' ON BURNLEY DEFENDER
Hull City have suffered a blow in their pursuit of Burnley's Luke McNally, with the defender agreeing to join Coventry City on loan till the end of the campaign. The Tigers were also in competition with Sheffield Wednesday and Blackpool for the 23-year-old, who made 30 appearances during his brief spell with Oxford United last season. (Football Insider)