West Ham and Birmingham keepers linked as Warnock is said to want Kenny

first_imgLeeds United boss Neil Warnock wants to sign Paddy Kenny from QPR, who are eyeing Robert Green and Ben Foster as potential replacements, according to The People.Kenny knows Warnock well.Kenny, whose contract expires in 2013, was signed for Rangers by Warnock and also played under him at Sheffield United and Bury.Warnock’s Loftus Road successor Mark Hughes was linked with Birmingham keeper Foster before the transfer deadline and it is now claimed that West Ham’s Green is also on his radar.The People also suggest that Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich is to hold face-to-face talks with Jose Mourinho about a return to Stamford Bridge for the Real Madrid boss.France coach Laurent Blanc is also said to have been sounded out, but Mourinho is apparently willing to discuss taking his old job back.But The Sun on Sunday say Abramovich has ruled out taking Mourinho back to the club.Abramovich is said to be interested in appointing Capello.It is claimed that although Mourinho has been linked with the manager’s position, Abramovich has no intention of appointing him.A Blues source is quoted as saying: “There is absolutely no way Roman will go back in for Jose — no way.“Russians never go back, they replace things rather than fix them and they never admit they are wrong.“While Roman continues to own the club people should forget about him returning.”The Sun on Sunday also say that Salomon Kalou, whose Chelsea contract expires this summer, is a target for Tottenham and Arsenal as well as Bayern Munich and clubs in France, Russia and Spain.Meanwhile, the Mail on Sunday suggest Fabio Capello is ready to return to England to manage in the Premier League, which will apparently alert Abramovich to the possibility of appointing him.Follow West London Sport on TwitterFind us on Facebooklast_img

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