Yorkshire latest: Agard one of two strikers Leeds could sign; Pressley appears to rule out move

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1) Agard added to Leeds United wishist

Kieran Agard is on Leeds United’s wishlist and joins Mirko Antenucci on a list of potential striking additions they could make in the near future.

Agard has impressed during his time at Rotherham United and has been identified by the Leeds hierarchy as someone who can enhance their squad.

Leeds have already added three strikers this summer after the arrivals of Billy Sharp, Nicky Ajose and Souleymane Doukara, but clearly are trying to add even more attackers to their squad before the window closes.

Antenucci was revealed as a target yesterday afternoon, whilst Agard was touted as a Whites target later that evening.

If they are to join it will surely mean Leeds will have to sell one of their current options with Dominic Poleon, Noel Hunt, Steve Morison or Matt Smith the most likely to leave.

2) Liam Cooper issues message upon signing for Leeds

Liam Cooper has taken to Twitter to issue his first message as a Leeds United player.

The centre-back was signed from Chesterfield yesterday, for a fee thought to be around £750,000, and he used the social media platform to express how happy he was to have joined the Whites as well as to thank Chesterfield for the opportunity they had given him.

Cooper’s tweet can be seen below.

3) Steven Pressley seemingly rules out Huddersfield move

Coventry City manager, Steven Pressley, has seemingly ruled himself out of a move to Huddersfield after being reported as their first choice target to take the managerial post at the John Smith’s Stadium.

The Terriers decided to part ways with Mark Robins after defeat in their opening game of the season to Bournemouth and had reportedly lined-up Pressley as their main target to takeover.

However, the Scottish manager has admitted he is flattered to be linked to the Championship club, but says he is on a long-term project at Coventry.

"It's obviously flattering to be connected with such a job but I am truly happy at this football club," he said.

"I've begun what I believe is a long journey developing the club and bringing through our young players, putting some pride back into the football club.

"I'm only scratching the surface in doing that so there's a lot of work to be done over the coming years and I certainly hope I'll be here to see that through."

4) Sheffield Wednesday want Nuhiu improvement

Sheffield Wednesday boss, Stuart Gray, says that Atdhe Nuhiu must improve his finishing.

The striker missed a hatful of chances in the League Cup against Notts County and his profligacy in-front of goal is starting to frustrate his manager – who wants to see a big improvement in the near future.

“He could have had a hatful against Notts County,” Gray admitted.

“Attey [Nuhiu] realises he’s got to get in between the posts a little more but he’s got to be more clinical in front of goal.

“At least he’s getting in the right positions but I want him to hit the target and make the goalkeepers work.”

5) Clough happy with progress

Nigel Clough says that he is pleased with the fact that his Sheffield United side picked up their first win of the season against Mansfield last night.

The Blades lost their opening league fixture to Bristol City, but picked up a win in the League Cup against the League Two side and Clough says it was pivotal that they got the result they wanted.

He said: “It was important to win tonight, we took a gamble making eight changes, but it was important to win and we’re through to the next round of the cup.”

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