Here are a selection of Friday 11th July's big stories in the eyes of the media that cover The Football League:

Nathan Thompson: Swindon full-back valued highly by Cooper (BBC Wiltshire): Manager Mark Cooper says Swindon Town will only consider selling Nathan Thompson if they received a significant fee for the right-back.

Brighton and Hove Albion reject fourth bid from Leicester City for Leonardo Ulloa (Leicester Mercury): Brighton and Hove Albion have rejected Leicester City's latest offer for Argentine striker Leonardo Ulloa.

Nigel Adkins: Reading transfer plans delayed by takeover (BBC Sport): Reading boss Nigel Adkins says Sumrit Bunditkitsada's delayed takeover means he is unsure if he will be able to sign anyone before the start of the season.

Colchester keen on loan deal for West Ham youngster Moncur (Daily Gazette): Colchester United are in talks with West Ham United over a loan move for George Moncur.

New signing Marc Laird says he's a 'perfect fit' for Tranmere Rovers (Liverpool Echo): New recruit Marc Laird believes his all-action style will fit perfectly into the Tranmere Rovers revolution.

Kenny Jackett: Aberdeen loan could be interesting for Zeli Ismail (Birmingham Mail): Zeli Ismail is set to join Europa League contenders Aberdeen on a five month loan with Wolverhampton Wanderers boss Kenny Jackett optimistic he can fight for a first-team place on his return to Wolves.

Rhodes joy at new deal as Rovers boss backs striker to come out firing (Lancashire Telegraph): Prolific striker Jordan Rhodes has handed Blackburn Rovers a massive boost ahead of the start of the new season by signing a new contract tying him to the club until 2019.

Midfielder returns in attempt to earn Pool contract (The Gazette): Faris Haroun is back training with the Seasiders in an attempt to earn a new contract at Bloomfield Road.

Star striker Sam Baldock "not for sale" says Bristol City boss Steve Cotterill (Bristol Post): Bristol City manager Steve Cotterill is adamant that star striker Sam Baldock is not for sale at any price.

Oxford boss Appleton targets minimum of four new signings (Oxford Mail): Reinforcements are on the way for Oxford United, with Michael Appleton targeting a minimum of four signings before the start of the season.

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