Gossip Column (Jan 14): Blow for Leeds United in £1m midfielder chase | Sheffield Wednesday going for Max Power | Huddersfield Town striker Nahki Wells interests rivals

Tom Rogic, right.
Tom Rogic, right.
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Here is the latest transfer gossip from across Yorkshire:

Celtic manager Ronny Deila insists that Tom Rogic will be staying at Parkhead, despite interest from Leeds United.

The Yorkshire Evening Post reported on Monday that Leeds were preparing a bid of around £1m for the Australian. However, Deila says the 23-year-old will be staying in Scotland in January.

He said: ”I haven’t heard so much about that.

“But what I do know is that we want to re-sign Tom and have him here for the future.

“He’s made a lot of progress and we see a lot of potential in him.

“He can do much better because he has only played for six months after being out for a year before that.

“He needs time so he’s going to stay here with Celtic.”

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His name may sound good in your ear, but if you hear it, you musn’t fear, because Max Power is apparently interesting Derby County and Sheffield Wednesday.

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National newspaper reports suggest Wolves are apparently considering a move for Huddersfield Town’s Nahki Wells, having sold Benik Afobe to Bournemouth.

Queens Park Rangers are also thought to be keen on the player, but Terriers boss David Wagner is insistent that Wells will stay.

“No players will leave us in this window if I am not happy with the situation, so we feel protected,” he said.

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