Round-up: QPR signing hailed, Austin bid, Salah row, Middlesex lose

Following weeks of speculation about his future and reports of various bids being made, QPR have received their first offer for Charlie Austin.

Rangers, who want £15m for the striker, have rejected a £12m bid from Leicester.

There is already speculation that the Foxes will return with another offer in an attempt to sign him.

One man definitely not leaving Rangers is Clint Hill, whose new one-year contract has been confirmed.

Clint Hill of QPR
Hill previously considered retiring but is keen to play on

Meanwhile, Bundesliga commentator and writer Kevin Hatchard spoke to West London Sport today about Sebastian Polter and what QPR fans can expect from the new signing.

We also spoke to Dutch football writer Michiel Jongsma, who believes Brentford are getting a Premier League-quality defender in new signing Andreas Bjelland.

Chelsea have confirmed the signing of Radamel Falcao on a season-long loan from Monaco.

Falcao's move to Chelsea was confirmed by the club today
Falcao’s move to Chelsea was confirmed by the club today

Fiorentina say they could take legal action after claiming Chelsea winger Mohamed Salah has rejected a second loan spell with them.

Chelsea Ladies are in talks to sign England World Cup striker Fran Kirby from Reading FC Women.

Kirby featured for England at the recent Women's World Cup
Kirby featured for England at the recent Women’s World Cup

In cricket, Middlesex endured a second T20 humiliation in the space of 24 hours as they were well beaten at The Oval by Surrey.

And Fulham Reach Boat Club have been celebrating the success of their new community rowing centre despite a first-round loss at Henley Royal Regatta.

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