QPR wanted Sanchez, report claims

first_imgAston Villa will beat QPR and Everton to the signing of Colombia midfielder Carlos Sanchez, the Daily Mirror say.It is claimed that Rangers wanted the 28-year-old, who looks set to move to Villa Park from Spanish club Elche for £1.5m.It is suggested in the Daily Mail that Clint Hill will get the nod ahead of Nedum Onuoha and Richard Dunne to play alongside QPR’s new signings Rio Ferdinand and Steven Caulker at the back.The Mail also reports that Thibaut Courtois must become Chelsea’s first-choice goalkeeper if he wants to continue as Belgium’s number one.It comes after Belgium boss Marc Wilmots was quoted as saying: “Courtois will remain my number one. But I know he could end up on the bench at Chelsea. In that case I will reassess.”Meanwhile, Ghana winger Christian Atsu has been widely tipped to complete a loan move to Everton.And the Daily Star say Kostas Mitroglou is ready to rejoin his former club Olympiakos on loan – less than six months after his big-money move to Fulham.For more transfer gossip, including speculation about Nedum Onuoha’s future and QPR being linked with Middlesbrough’s George Friend, see Tuesday’s round-up.See also:QPR linked with Boro star FriendFollow West London Sport on TwitterFind us on Facebooklast_img

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