Here are Thursday 27th February's hot topics in the eyes of the media that cover The Football League:

Manchester United's Jesse Lingard set for Brighton loan move (Sky Sports): Sky Sports understands Manchester United starlet Jesse Lingard is poised to join Sky Bet Championship club Brighton and Hove Albion on loan.

Morecambe to extend Devitt deal until end of season (The Visitor): Morecambe have agreed to extend the loan deal of Chesterfield winger Jamie Devitt until the end of the season.

Crystal Palace's Jonny Williams makes Ipswich move after scoring against them (London Evening Standard): Crystal Palace midfielder Jonny Williams was today set to join Ipswich Town on a month's loan after impressing against them in an Under-21s match.

Callum Wilson - 'I feel ready to return' (BBC Sport): Coventry City striker Wilson says he is ready to return after two months out with a shoulder injury.

Crystal Palace midfielder Garvan a loan target for Millwall (News at Den): Millwall are hoping to complete the loan signing of Crystal Palace midfielder Owen Garvan before Saturday's home game against Brighton.

Crawley Town terminate contract of right-back James Hurst (Crawley News): Sky Bet League 1 side Crawley Town have confirmed James Hurst has left the club after his contract was cancelled by mutual consent.

Southend United manager Phil Brown wants new mentality and signings (Echo): Southend United manager Phil Brown feels a change of mentality and new players are needed to stop their Sky Bet League 2 rot at Roots Hall.

Birmingham City eye move for free agent Darcy Blake (Sky Sports): Birmingham City are eyeing a move for former Crystal Palace defender Darcy Blake, Sky Sports understands.

Steve Cotterill keen to extend Wade Elliott's loan deal at Bristol City (Bristol Post): Bristol City boss Steve Cotterill is in talks with Birmingham City to extend Wade Elliott's loan deal until the end of the season

Former Exeter City Dean Moxey linked with loan moves(Exeter Express and Echo): Former Grecian defender Dean Moxey could be in line for a loan move to Bolton Wanderesr and Leeds United.

Barnsley's ultimate football servant (BBC Sport): Norman Rimmington clasps my hand between his. The hard, enveloping hands of a goalkeeper, mechanic and fitter.

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