QPR linked with audacious PSG transfer as Leeds United make 'inquiry'

Ethan Mbappe is the younger brother of superstar Kylian.Ethan Mbappe is the younger brother of superstar Kylian.
Ethan Mbappe is the younger brother of superstar Kylian. | Getty Images
QPR have been named in French media as one of the clubs considering a move for a Paris Saint-Germain star.

QPR supporters will be looking forward to how head coach Marti Cifuentes changes the team ahead of next season to avoid another relegation dogfight.

The Catalan coach brought in a handful of important players in January and who comes through the door before the start of the campaign could decide where the R's battle in the table.

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QPR linked with PSG transfer

QPR are linked with an audacious transfer move for PSG youngster Ethan Mbappe this summer, according to Le Parisien. The 17-year-old is the brother of footballing superstar Kylian Mbappe.

The London club has been named in French media as one of the sides looking at the younger Mbappe brother, alongside Borussia Dortmund and Ajax. The French midfielder came through the PSG academy and made his senior debut for the Ligue 1 side last December in a 3-1 win over Metz.

Ethan Mbappe tends to be deployed in central midfield with his influence operating further back on the pitch than his well-known brother. Despite the enticing QPR links, other reports suggest that Mbappe is keen to stay in France with Lille frontrunners for a deal.

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Watford dealt Celtic blow

Watford's transfer pursuit of Celtic star Rocco Vata may have been handed a fatal blow by the Scottish club amid news of a bumper new contract offer.

The 19-year-old Irishman has been linked with a move to Vicarage Road as talks over a new deal appeared to be taking time at Celtic Park. Vata is currently set to become a free agent at the end of next month.

Rocco Vatta has been linked with a move to Watford.Rocco Vatta has been linked with a move to Watford.
Rocco Vatta has been linked with a move to Watford.

The Daily Record now reports that Celtic are 'keen to get both academy graduates [Daniel Kelly included] tied down to long-term deals' and that 'their best offers' had now been tabled. Vata has featured largely for Celtic's B team but has picked up six senior appearances having trained with Brendan Rodgers' first team this season.

Leeds United launch Borussia Dortmund ‘inquiry’

Leeds United are believed to have 'inquired' about the possibility of bringing Borussia Dortmund star Marius Wolf to Elland Road this summer, should the club win this weekend's play-off final at Wembley Stadium.

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The 28-year-old right-back is out of contract in Germany this summer and could be available as a free agent. According to Sky Sports Germany reporter Florian Plettenberg, Leeds United are one of the clubs interested, alongside sides in Serie A, La Liga and Saudi Arabia.

Wolf made 21 appearances in all competitions for Dortmund this season and has been at the club since 2018. A move to Leeds United would be the first time the German international has signed for a club outside of his home country.

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