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Leicester City striker preparing to hand-in transfer request

Leonardo Ulloah has only made two starts for Leicester City this season Credit: PA

Leicester City striker Leonardo Ulloa is prepared to hand in a transfer request in the next 24 hours in a bid to resolve his future.

Ulloa has been unhappy over his lack of playing time with the champions this season.

He has made just two starts this term and has scored once in 19 appearances in all competitions.

Rumours linking Nigel Clough to Forest 'all speculation'

Burton Albion assistant manager Andy Garner has played down speculation that Brewers boss Nigel Clough could be in the running for the vacant manager position at Nottingham Forest.

Clough made more than 300 appearances for Forest in the 80s and 90s and his father Brian managed the club for almost two decades.

The role is currently vacant after Forest sacked manager Philippe Montanier after just 6 months in charge.

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New Northampton Town manager Justin Edinburgh makes first appointment

Justin Edinburg Credit: PA

Northampton Town have appointed former Gillingham boss Justin Edinburgh as their new manager.

The 47-year-old takes over from Rob Page who was sacked earlier this week.

The new manager has made his first appointment to his backroom staff, by bringing in former Nottingham Forest, Watford and Cardiff City coach and assistant manager David Kerslake as his number two.

As a player, Kerslake represented QPR, Swindon Town, Leeds United, Tottenham Hotspur and Ipswich Town, with his coaching career including spells with Forest, Watford, Cardiff and Gillingham.

As a result and further changes to come Paul Wilkinson, Paddy Kenny and John Harbin will leave the club with immediate effect.

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