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The results are in – 52% of you would like to see Samba star Robinho return to the Premier League with Leicester.

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Former Manchester City, Real Madrid and Brazilian star Robinho has reportedly told his agent to get in contact with a few Premier League clubs – one of those being Leicester about a possible switch. This would be Robinho’s first return to English football since leaving Manchester City in 2010.



BREAKING: Young Argentine reveals his dream to play for Derby County FC via social media – could he be the Rams’ latest #TransferDeadlineDay signing?

The next Lionel Messi?
The next Lionel Messi?


LOAN: Derby County’s youngster Shaquille McDonald has extended his loan at Halifax Town FC until the end of the month.


Nottingham Forest FC are still linked with two loan signings from big European clubs. Unconfirmed rumours suggest that players from Spanish LIGA BBVA team Athletic Bilbao and French Ligue 1 outfit Le Havre could be signing for the Reds before the transfer window slams shut at 11pm GMT tonight.


Leicester City are battling it out with Manchester United and Southampton for the Deadline Day signing of pacey Nigerian striker Ahmed Musa from Russian side CSKA Moscow. The Red Devils have been favourites for the attackers signature but Claudio Ranieri’s side have hoped to upset the apple cart with a late bid.



BREAKING NEWS: Derby County goalkeeper Kelle Roos has joined AFC Wimbledon on loan until the end of the season.


Leicester’s defensive midfielder Gokhan Inler has been linked with a move away from the Midlands, with SKY SPORTS GERMANY reporting that Hamburg have offered the Swiss international a switch to the Bundesliga.


Notts County FC have taken former Derby County defender Miles Addison on trial. Addison’s latest spell was playing with Peterborough earlier this season.


BREAKING NEWS: Nicky Hunt has been sold to Leyton Orient from Mansfield Town for an undisclosed fee.

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We took to the streets of Nottingham, to ask the public what are the oddest transfer rumours they had heard:


Nottingham born England Cricketer Stuart Broad has issued a plea via social media for former England football captain John Terry and current Chelsea talisman to re-join Nottingham Forest FC. Terry has been surrounded by speculation that he would be leaving Stamford Bridge at the end of the season, and Broad tweeted he hoped he would play at the City Ground again, – where he enjoyed a brief loan spell in 2000.




Mansfield captain Nicky Hunt could well be on his way out of the One Call Stadium in order to play under former team-mate and current Leyton Orient manager Kevin Nolan. Nolan told the Guardian “(Nicky Hunt) He’s someone we’re really interested in and hopefully we will see some positive news in the next 48 hours. Maybe there will be a couple (of transfers) but Nicky’s one we’re certainly interested.”


Unconfirmed rumours have appeared on social media that Jason Banton is training with Notts County. The rapid wide midfield played was recently released by Wycome Wanderers earlier in the week.


NCFC have officially terminated the contract of Belgian centre defensive midfielder Gil Swerts by ‘mutual consent’. The 33 year old former Feyenoord and Belgian international has only played 12 games for Notts County this season.


Twenty two-year-old Welsh international and Leicester attacking midfielder Tom Lawrence has joined Cardiff City on loan. The Bluebirds beat off a few Championship rivals for the talented attacker’s signature.


High flying Premier League outfit Leicester City FC are looking to bolster their attacking threat by signing out of favour Chelsea star: Loic Remy. LCFC manager Claudio Ranieri expects to sign the French international for approximately £11.5million before the deadline slams shut at 11:00pm GMT.


First rumours appearing from Mansfield Town FC as they look to sign Swansea’s Daniel Alfei on loan. The Wales Under-21 centre back would be looking for more first team action and could see the League Two outfit as an ideal choice according to reports from HITC Sport.

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Credit:  Pete Norton

Image: Swansea’s Daniel Alfei 


Derby County and former England striker Darren Bent has been spotted having his medical at fellow Championship side Bristol City FC. These reports come following uncertainty in his first team position at the Rams.


ARSENAL starlet Serge Gnabry could be loaned out to a Championship team today. Charlton, Fulham and Nottingham Forest FC are interested in bolstering their squads with fresh fire-power up front.

The young German has spent the first half of the season on loan with Premier League team West Bromwich Albion, but only managed one game with Tony Pulis’ side.

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Image: Arsenal’s Serge Gnabry linked with Championship loan 


West Bromwich Albion have rejected any rumours of striker Victor Anichebe moving to Derby County FC in a possible loan switch according to reports.


EXCLUSIVE: We understand that Doncaster Rovers’ defender Gary MacKenzie will be joining Notts County FC. More to follow.
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Image: Doncaster’s Gary Mackenzie


We are LIVE in the CBJ Newsroom bringing you the latest rumours and confirmed transfer deals from around the East Midlands. More news to follow from 10am until 11pm.

Transfer Deadline Day kicks off in the CBJ Newsroom

Image: Transfer Deadline Day kicks off in the CBJ Newsroom.