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FOOTBALL EX­TRA

- SI­MON JONES Sports · Soccer · Leicester · Atalanta B.C. · Belgium · Belgium national football team · Leicester City F.C. · RB Leipzig · Leipzig · Timo Werner · Chelsea F.C. · Crystal Palace F.C. · Ipswich Town F.C. · S.L. Benfica · Brighton · Watford F.C. · Watford · West Bromwich · Tottenham Hotspur Football Club · West Ham United F.C. · Huddersfield Town F.C. · Wigan · Wolfsburg · Flynn Downes · Glenn Murray · Troy Deeney · Karlan Grant

÷ LE­ICES­TER have agreed a £21 mil­lion deal for Ata­lanta full back Ti­mothy Castagne. The 24-year-old will sign a five-year con­tract after in­ter­na­tional duty with Bel­gium. Castagne said: ‘I like Le­ices­ter’s style of play, it should suit me.’

÷ CRYS­TAL PALACE have re­jected an of­fer of around £20m for Alexan­der Sor­loth from RB Leipzig. The Ger­man club want the striker, 24, to re­place Timo Werner fol­low­ing his move to Chelsea. Palace’s hopes of sign­ing Ip­swich mid­fielder Flynn Downes have im­proved after he handed in a trans­fer re­quest. The Ea­gles have had two bids of around £2m re­jected.

÷ BRIGHTON striker Glenn Mur­ray has agreed a sea­son-long loan move to Wat­ford. The 36-yearold’s switch comes amid in­ter­est in cap­tain Troy Deeney from West Bromwich and Spurs.

÷ EVER­TON prospect An­thony Gor­don, 19, has signed a new five-year deal.

÷ WEST BROM have made con­tact with West Ham about Grady Dian­gana and Hud­der­s­field about striker Kar­lan Grant. They re­main in talks with Wi­gan over Cedric Kipre.

÷ DEN­MARK in­ter­na­tional Pernille Harder has joined Chelsea Women on a three-year deal. The for­ward, 27, has signed from Wolfs­burg, who said the fee was a ‘record for women’s football’.

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