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Home tie for Leeds in fourth round of EFL Cup

Chris Wood scored the winner for Leeds against Blackburn. Credit: Press Association

Leeds United will host fellow Championship side Norwich City in the fourth round of the EFL Cup.

Garry Monk's men beat Blackburn Rovers 1-0 at Elland Road on Tuesday night to progress into the fourth round.

The beat Fleetwood Town in the first round.

Hull City caretaker manager Mike Phelan celebrates as his team take the lead during the EFL Cup Credit: Press Association

Hull City, who overcame Stoke at the Bet 365 stadium will travel to Bristol City in the fourth round.

Markus Henriksen netted an injury time winner for the Tigers against the Premier League strugglers on Wednesday night with the game tied at 1-1.

Fourth round ties will be played in week commencing 26 October.

Monk dismisses concerns about future at Leeds

Leeds United manager Garry Monk has dismissed claims he won't be given the chance to implement his plans for the club.

Reports have surfaced that his future could be in doubt after the club's poor start to the season. Leeds picked up just their second win in the league against Blackburn Rovers and are languishing just two points above the drop zone.

With an owner in Massimo Cellino renowned for sacking managers and wanting instant success, Monk needs his side to put together a run of wins or he could be Cellino's seventh sacking in just over two years.

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Sol Bamba leaves Leeds United for 'personal reasons'

Sol Bamba was named club captain last season Credit: PA

Leeds United captain Sol Bamba has left the club due to personal reasons.

In a statement today Leeds said they had parted company with the defender by mutual consent.

Bamba, who was under contract at Elland Road until next summer, featured 56 times in all competitions for United during his year-and-a-half stay after arriving, initially on loan, from Italian outfit Palermo.

In a statement, United said: "The club would like to thank Sol for his contribution throughout his time here and wish him the very best of luck for the future."

Third deadline day signing for Scunthorpe

Scunthorpe United have signed Lincoln City striker Jonathon Margetts for an undisclosed fee.

The 22-year-old pens a two-year deal with the club and becomes our third addition of transfer deadline day, joining loan acquisitions Harry Toffolo (from Norwich) and Richie Smallwood (from Rotherham).

Margetts has been handed the No 21 shirt.

Tykes complete loan capture of Celtic winger Saidy Janko

Barnsley have completed the loan signing of Celtic winger Saidy Janko.

The Switzerland Under 21 international right winger, who can also play at right back, will remain at Oakwell until the end of the 2016/17 season.

The 20-year-old has featured for Celtic in the Champions League and Europa League.

Hull City sign striker Mbokani

Hull City have signed former Norwich City striker Diemerci Mbokani from Dynamo Kiev on a season-long loan deal.

The Congolese frontman scored 7 goals in 29 appearances for the the relegated Canaries last season.

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