Transfer gossip: Championship clubs linked with Whites trio

The transfer stories in Tuesday’s newspapers involving the area’s clubs…

It is claimed that West Brom, Leeds, Middlesbrough and Aston Villa are all interested in Fulham trio Stefan Johansen (pictured), Floyd Ayite and Neeskens Kebano.

The Daily Star has picked up on a recent story by, which claimed that the four Championship clubs all had the three Whites players on their radars.

Fulham manager Claudio Ranieri is said to have told them they can leave Craven Cottage ahead of Thursday’s deadline.

Chelsea linked with Rakitic

Chelsea want to sign Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic in the summer, it is claimed.

The Blues have so far been unable to secure the replacement for Cesc Fabregas which head coach Maurizio Sarri says is essential.

And the Daily Express has picked up on a story by Spanish publication Sport, which claimed that Chelsea are lining up a move for Croatia star Rakitic.

Hudson-Odoi agreed to stay, Mail say

Callum Hudson-Odoi has agreed to stay at Chelsea for the rest of the season, the Daily Mail say.

Chelsea have rejected a recent transfer request by the young forward, who is wanted by Bayern Munich and whose contract at Stamford Bridge expires in 2020.

The Mail say he agreed to stay after meetings between his representatives and club director Marina Granovskaia.