West Brom boss ‘to bin Odemwingie to sign Johnson’

West Bromwich Albion boss Roy Hodgson is prepared to cash in on Peter Odemwingie in order to make way for Andy Johnson, according to the Daily Mirror.

Johnson’s Fulham contract expires in the summer and former Whites boss Hodgson is believed to be keen to take him to The Hawthorns.

Johnson played under Roy Hodgson at Craven Cottage.

The Sun run the same story and say Hodgson is confident of beating off competition from Aston Villa to sign Johnson.

Chelsea have fallen behind Inter Milan in the battle to sign Chilean defender Igor Lichnovsky, the Mirror say.

The 18-year-old Universidad de Chile centre-back has been tracked by the Blues for some time but Inter sources believe they have sealed a £2m deal

The Sun say Chelsea and Tottenham face a battle to sign Milos Krasic from Juventus after Fenerbahce tabled a £10m bid for the Serbian winger.

Meanwhile, The Sun pick up on German club Wolfsburg’s apparent interest in signing Adel Taarabt from QPR.

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