Premier League clubs linked with Murphy

The west London-related transfer gossip in Wednesday’s newspapers…

Premier League clubs are interested in signing Josh Murphy from Norwich City, according to the Daily Mirror.

The 23-year-old from Wembley, whose twin brother was Jacob was sold to Newcastle last summer for £12m, has impressed for the Canaries this season.

The Mirror say Josh is attracting interest from Leicester, Bournemouth and Crystal Palace.

The newspaper say Norwich could be forced to sell Murphy and highly-rated midfielder James Maddison this summer.

Murphy, from Wembley, has been linked with various clubs in recent months

Meanwhile, Chelsea youngster Martell Taylor-Crossdale is wanted by Charlton and Fleetwood, according to the Daily Mail.

The 18-year-old striker has scored 20 goals this season, having got 22 last term, and a number of EFL clubs have shown an interest.

The Mail claim Chelsea are “facing a fight” to keep Taylor-Crossdale and that League One clubs Charlton and Fleetwood are leading a chase to sign him.