Midlands latest: £5 million Leicester bid rejected, West Brom newboy could make debut

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Wigan reject Leicester McArthur bid

Wigan Athletic have rejected a £5 million bid from Leiecester City for James McArthur, according to John Percy of the Telegraph.

The newly promoted Premier League club have identified McArthur as someone who can improve their squad, but Wigan are determined to keep hold of the Scottish midfield man.

Geoff Cameron wanted by Lazio

Geoff Cameron is attracting the interest of Lazio, after falling down the pecking order at Stoke City, the Sentinel report.

The American international was a mainstay in the Potters side last season, but he has lost his place so far during this campaign and it thought that Lazio may capitalise.

Gamboa to make debut

Christian Gamboa could make his West Bromwich Albion debut this evening when the side take on Oxford United.

The Baggies take on the League Two side and Alan Irvine has picked out the game as the perfect chance to ease Gamboa into English football.

The Costa Rican international impressed at the World Cup and completed a move to the Hawthorns from Rosenberg earlier this summer.

Danny Fox wants cup success

Nottingham Forest full-back Danny Fox insists that the club are determined to make progress in the League Cup.

Stuart Pearce’s side take on Huddersfield Town tonight and Fox insists that they won’t be taking their foot off the gas after an impressive start to the league season.

"I don't know what the gaffer will do, but we have a massive squad and, whatever team he picks, he will be going out to win the game," he said to the Nottingham Post.

"I am sure the gaffer will pick a team that is more than capable of keeping our unbeaten run going."

Charles N’Zogbia delighted to be back playing

Charles N’Zogbia says that it is great to be back playing again following a severe injury.

The Frenchman missed the whole of last season of rupturing his Achilles, but has played in both of Villa’s games so far this campaign and he says that he is ‘really happy’ as a result.

“I feel really happy to be on the pitch again and to play again for Villa," he explained to the club’s official website.

"They are great feelings for me after being injured for a long time.”

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