Yoann Barbet becomes QPR’s third signing of the summer transfer window QPR have signed defender Yoann Barbet on a free transfer following the Frenchman’s departure from west London Championship rivals Brentford. The 26-year-old centre-back has agreed a three-year deal at Loftus Road. Barbet scored seven goals in 118 outings for the Bees after joining from…

Christian Nørgaard make six appearances for Fiorentina this season after joining from Brondby Brentford have signed Danish midfielder Christian Nørgaard from Italian club Fiorentina on a four-year deal. The 25-year-old former Brondby player joins the Bees for an undisclosed fee after a season in Serie A. Nørgaard, who worked with Brentford head coach Thomas Frank…

Mark Warburton has been out of management since December 2017, when he was sacked by Nottingham Forest Former Rangers manager Mark Warburton has been named as QPR’s new boss, succeeding ex-England coach Steve McClaren at the Championship club. The 56-year-old has signed a two-year deal at Loftus Road. Warburton began his management career with QPR’s…

Josh McEachran made 29 appearances for Brentford this season, but did not feature after 26 February Yoann Barbet, Lewis Macleod and Josh McEachran are among five players who will leave Brentford when their contracts expire this summer. Goalkeeper Jack Bonham and right-back Moses Odubajo have also been released by the Championship side. Defender Barbet, 25,…

Preston’s Ben Pearson was sent off for the third time this season in his last game against Leeds and is also on 14 bookings Follow live text coverage from 12:00 BST on Sunday Brentford have defender Henrik Dalsgaard available after suspension for their final home Championship game of the season against Preston. Romaine Sawyers is…

Bolton Wanderers were relegated from the Championship on 19 April Bolton’s rearranged Championship game against Brentford will now not take place and the Bees will be given three points on the basis of a 1-0 victory. The match was scheduled to take place on Saturday, 27 April but was called off 16 hours before kick-off…

Laurence Bassini’s purchase of Bolton remains subject to EFL approval Laurence Bassini intends to complete his proposed takeover of Bolton and believes the postponed Championship match with Brentford will be played this week. An increasingly acrimonious purchase from owner Ken Anderson took a twist on Saturday when Anderson said if Bassini did not provide proof…