Here are a selection of Monday 21st July's big stories in the eyes of the media that cover The Football League:

Federico Macheda: My debt to Cardiff City boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer (Wales Online): Federico Macheda is aiming to repay a debt to Bluebirds boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer by producing the best season of his career.

Chris Lines: Port Vale team spirit key to agreeing new contract (BBC Radio Stoke): Port Vale midfielder Chris Lines says the excellent team spirit at the club was a key factor in his decision to sign a new contact.

Celtic striker closes in on move to Birmingham City (Daily Record): Celtic kid Denny Johnstone is set to seal a move to Birmingham City after being recommended by former Hoops hero Alan Thompson and impressing on trial.

Nottingham Forest poised to complete loan move for Crystal Palace defender Jack Hunt (Nottingham Post): Nottinhgam Forest are understood to have agreed a deal to take Crystal Palace defender Jack Hunt on loan.

Hartlepool Utd made 'stron effort' to sign Michael Brown ahead of Part Vale (Hartlepool Mail): Colin Cooper has revealed he made a "really strong effort" to sign Michael Brown for Hartlepool United before he opted to join Port Vale.

Omeruo set to link up with Boro by the weekend after tweeting about his Riverside return (Gazette Live): As far as Chelsea's Kenneth Omeruo is concerned, he's coming back to Boro.

Bristol Rovers complete deal for former Hartlepool United winger Andy Monkhouse (Bristol Post): Bristol Rovers have completed a deal to sign former Hartlepool United winger Andy Monkhouse.

Cheltenham Town set to sign saxophone playing goalkeeper Richard Jones (Gloucestershire Echo): Former Walsall goalkeeper RIchard Jones has travelled to Cheltenham Town's pre-season training camp at Woodbury Park, Exeter.

Huddersfield Town give trial to former Swedish Wigan defender Markus Holgersson in friendly win in Portugal (The Huddersfield Daily Examiner): Town had Swedish trialist Markus Holgersson in their line-up against SC Portimonense on Saturday - and he scored in a 4-1 win.

These stories have been reproduced from a variety of today's media sources and they do not represent the views of The Football League.

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