We bring you news of the biggest hint at Leeds' new manager yet, Rotherham's and Leeds' battle for Byron Webster, Sheffield Wednesday attempts to sign Matty Fryatt, Sheffield United's double signing and Huddersfield's captaincy offer
We bring you news of all the biggest stories to break involving the Yorkshire clubs over the last 24 hours.
1) Benito Carbone drops big hint at new Leeds United manager.
Benito Carbone, who has been appointed as a specialist consultant by Massimo Cellino at Leeds, has hinted that the next manager of The Whites will be an Englishman.
Carbone himself had been touted as a potential replacement for Brian McDermott, but that particular rumour appears to have been quashed, with the news that Leeds are hunting for an English boss to take them further.
Carbone’s tweet can be seen below.
Before we decide for any player we must to choose the new English manager .. The president is clever to doit , we are in good hands ..— BENITO CARBONE (@carbobenny10) June 5, 2014
2) Byron Webster could stay at Yeovil, despite interest from Leeds and Rotherham.
Leeds United and Rotherham United could both miss out on signing Byron Webster, with Yeovil manager Gary Johnson saying that the defender could be set to stay at Huish Park next season.
Webster impressed in Yeovil’s ultimately disappointing first ever campaign in the Championship last season, where they were relegated, and is now of interest to the Yorkshire duo.
However, Johnson believes that there is still a possibility that Webster will remain his player as they look for an immediate promotion back to the second tier, after they offered him a new contract.
He said to the Western Gazette: “Once they [Webster and Ayling, who is linked with a move to Brentford] turn down the offer we have to go down other avenues, of course. But there’s every possibility of them taking up the offer.”
Millwall and Ipswich are also understood to be interested in signing Webster.
3) Sheffield Wednesday are hoping to sign Matty Fryatt.
Sheffield Wednesday are interested in securing the permenant signing of Hull City’s Matty Fryatt, according to a report in the Scunthorpe Telegraph.
If they are to complete the transfer they will have to fight off competition from a host of clubs, though.
Nottingham Forest, Leicester City and four other clubs are all understood to be interested in signing the front-man, whilst Scunthorpe are also hopeful of doing a deal.
Fryatt spent time on loan at Wednesday last season and that may put The Owls at an advantage in capturing his signature.
4) Sheffield United have completed the signings of Chris Basham and Andy Butler.
Sheffield United have made a double-swoop today and confirmed the signings of Chris Basham from Blackpool and former Walsall man Andy Butler.
Nigel Clough was alerted to Basham’s availability when Blackpool announced that he was free to leave the club over the summer and Butler rejected a contract from the Saddlers to join Sheffield United.
The pair will add experience and resilience to Clough’s back-line as The Blades search for promotion back to the second tier next season.
5) Huddersfield could offer Keith Andrews the captaincy if he is to join.
Mark Robins is desperate to add the experienced midfielder to his ranks for next season and this shows how pivotal that he considers the Irish international to be to his side’s chances.
The Bolton News reports that a range of Championship clubs, including Brighton and Hove Albion, where Andrews went on loan to last season, are interested in signing the 33-year-old, but this may just put Huddersfield ahead of the rest.