Round-up: QPR eye another signing, Mourinho works on defence, Bees signing close

QPR are aiming to wrap up the signing of Gabriele Angella after Daniel Tozser’s arrival was confirmed on Friday.

Tozser (pictured above), who spent last season on loan at Watford from Parma, has signed a two-year deal with the R’s, who want bring Hornets centre-back Gabriele Angella to Loftus Road as well.

Fans on Twitter have been discussing QPR’s pursuit of the duo – both players have been widely praised by Watford supporters.

Meanwhile, Sandro has reported to the club’s training ground after finally returning to the country following problems with his work permit.

Sandro has been warned he will have to battle for a place in the side by head coach Chris Ramsey, who has insisted the club would have been “silly” not to grant Leon Best a trial – the striker has been training with Rangers.

QPR midfielder Sandro
Sandro rejoined the QPR squad at their training ground on Friday

Ramsey’s side face Huddersfield on Saturday and could be without Karl Henry, who is expecting the birth of his child.

Chelsea have conceded a total of seven goals in their opening three Premier League matches and boss Jose Mourinho has revealed he has been working on their defending ahead of the game against Crystal Palace.

Mourinho has also refused to confirm the Blues are looking to sign China right-back Zhang Linpeng from Guangzhou Evergrande.

Mourinho is keen for his team to tighten up at the back
Mourinho is keen for his team to tighten up at the back

Chelsea’s Under-21s were in action on Friday, drawing 2-2 with Norwich in front of a crowd of more than 9.000 at Carrow Road.

Fulham and Brentford are both looking to further add to their squads ahead of next week’s transfer deadline.

Brentford are set to sign Austria international Marco Djuricin from Red Bull Salzburg on a season-long loan, while Fulham have re-signed left-back James Husband on loan from Middlesbrough with Fernando Amorebieta moving to Teesside as part of the deal.

Fulham remain interested in Nottingham Forest’s Michael Mancienne and have also made an enquiry about Lyon centre-back Bakary Kone.

And Whites goalkeeper Marcus Bettinelli will have surgery next week on his injured knee.