QPR and Stoke reportedly both keen on former Arsenal man Eduardo

first_imgStoke as well as QPR are reportedly interested in former Arsenal man Eduardo.He almost moved to Loftus Road from Shakhtar Donetsk in January and is one of a number of strikers Rangers manager Harry Redknapp is considering as a possible signing.And it is claimed that Stoke’s former QPR boss Mark Hughes is eyeing the 31-year-old Croatian.Related West London Sport story: QPR in talks with Ajax over deal for strikerQPR face competition from Tottenham for the signing of Nottingham Forest defender Jamaal Lascelles, according to the Daily Mail.Centre-back Lascelles is wanted by QPRWest London Sport this week revealed that Rangers had made an offer for the 20-year-old centre-back. Forest have since insisted that he is not for sale.And the Mail say Spurs are planning to table a £5m bid for Lascelles, who made 34 appearances for Forest last season.It is also suggested that the player would prefer to stay in the north rather than move to London.Meanwhile, Chelsea have joined Liverpool, Arsenal and Manchester United in the race to sign Sporting Lisbon defender Marcos Rojo, the Express claim.The Argentine has been touted as a possible successor to Ashley Cole at Stamford Bridge.Three overseas clubs are looking to sign left-back Cole following his recent departure from Chelsea, according to Sky.Elsewhere, there is speculation that Chelsea may try to hijack Real Madrid’s bid to sign Germany international Toni Kroos from Bayern Munich.There is also speculation over the future of Petr Cech amid reports that he could be ousted as Chelsea’s first choice goalkeeper by Thibault Courtois.Cech could face stiff competition for his place at ChelseaThe Mirror reports that Cech’s agent Viktor Kolar is confident the 32-year-old will be snapped up by a top European club if he loses his place.Kolar is quoted as saying: “We have not been given any signals that Petr would be made available.“If that was the case, though, you have to realise that Petr is one of the world’s top goalkeepers and has a certain salary.“There are not many clubs who could afford to sign him. If he were to leave, we’re discussing two or three clubs in the world.”The Daily Star claim Eliaquim Mangala wants to join Chelsea despite Manchester City agreeing a £32m deal for the Porto and France defender.The Star also say Atletico Madrid have cooled their apparent interest in Chelsea striker Romelu Lukaku.Follow West London Sport on TwitterFind us on Facebooklast_img

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