Round-up: QPR man wanted, Millwall-linked striker eyed by new club and Watford dealt blow

QPR man wanted, Millwall-linked striker eyed by new club and Watford dealt blow.

QPR, Millwall and Watford have a break now for the World Cup. The trio have all started the Championship season well and will be itching to return by the time the tournament in Qatar is over.

In the meantime, here is a look at some of the latest news regarding the clubs....


QPR boss Michael Beale has been linked with a move to Rangers. Football Insider have reported that he is their ‘top’ target should they part company with Giovanni van Bronckhorst.

Former Hoops winger Junior Hoilett has been called up by Canada for the World Cup. The Ontario-born man, who now plays for Reading, has been included in their 26-man squad.


Everton youngster Tom Cannon, who reporter Alan Nixon claimed Millwall wanted in the last transfer window, is now wanted by League One side Fleetwood Town according to a report by The Sun. The Cod Army are managed by former Celtic midfielder Scott Brown these days.

Zian Flemming has been a revelation since joining the Lions. He scored a hat-trick last time out against Preston North End and his manager Gary Rowett told the Southwark News: “The last thing on earth I am is sick about talking about Zian Flemming, if he hadn’t scored then I wish I was talking about him!

“It’s just his touch, it’s sometimes those little moments of quality that open the finish up whereas some players snatch at it or take it too early.”


Watford have been dealt a blow on the injury front regarding Dan Gosling. As per a report by BBC Sport, the midfielder has picked up a ruptured Achilles injury and could be out of action for several months.

The Athletic have reported that the Hornets plan to head to Spain during the break. Slaven Bilic now has time to work with his players and fully get his ideas across.