This weeks top five Football League transfer stories - Leeds, Forest & QPR involved

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QPR want Ravel Morrison, Wigan Athletic open up talks over Nick Powell extension, Nottingham Forest, Derby County and Leeds United also in business.

As the end of the season approaches and the summer transfer window gets closer to opening, we take a look at the five transfer rumours that have caught our attention this week. 

Transfer story of the week: 

Queens Park Rangers manager Harry Redknapp admits he wants to keep loan star Ravel Morrison at the club as he begins to formulate plans for next season.

Talking to Starsport, the former Tottenham manager said: 'We'll just have to wait and see. It depends what happens at the end of the season. If we get up, surely there would be a chance of keeping him and doing something with him. I don't know what his plans are really. He's just here playing well and we're enjoying having him around.' 

Leeds United look to sign Cagliari trio:

According to reports in Italy, Leeds United chairman, Massimo Cellino, has already put the wheels in motion for a number of Cagliari players to make the move to Elland Road in the summer.

Midfielders Sebastian Eriksson, Andrea Tabanelli and winger Victor Ibarbo have been the first names to be linked with a move to Yorkshire, however, respected media site Tuttosport believe there could be more on the horizon. 

Wigan open talks with Manchester United midfielder, turned striker, Nick Powell.

According to Daily Mail reports, Wigan Athletic manager Uwe Rosler was at United's Carrington training complex on Wednesday to begin discussions over loan star Nick Powell's future.

The Manchester United starlet hit the ground running in the early parts of the season, acting as a shining light for a faltering Latics. However, since Wigan's rise up the table with Rosler in charge, questions have been asked over the former Crewe man. In fact, some Wigan fans are surprised talks are even happening with regards to next season, and some are even against it. 

 

Derby County set to discuss future of Bamford, Thorne and Wisdom. 

According to first-team coach Paul Simpson, Derby County will discuss the 'long-term' futures of their loan signings in the coming weeks. 

Andre Wisdom, Patrick Bamford and George Thorne in particular have been instrumental to Derby County's league position this term and all three are expected to play a pivotal part as Derby try and win promotion via the play-offs. 

Nottingham Forest interested in £3m Coventry striker

22-year-old City striker Callum Wilson has, according to reports, been named as one of the first people Stuart Pearce wants to bring to the City Ground. 

The instinctive striker has netted an impressive 22-goals this season despite missing two months of the season through injury. League One champions Wolves are also reportedly interested in the frontman. 

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