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Wigan previously turned down a 4.3 million pound ($6.8 million) offer from Queens Park Rangers for the Colombian, who will be a free agent this summer.
Warnock was fired by QPR in December after leading the team back to the Premier League. Though Shearer lacks Warnock’s experience, his appointment may increase media interest in Leeds, the Telegraph said.
Brighton manager Gus Poyet, Gordon Strachan and Huddersfield boss Lee Clark are also possible candidates, the newspaper said.
Arsenal Chasing Yacob
The Buenos Aires-based club may want to let its 24-year-old captain go to cut down on its wage bill, the paper said. Yacob will be out of contract in June.
The 17-year-old Fofana, who is under contract at the French club until the summer of 2015, made the first team last year. United is also looking at Crystal Palace player Nathaniel Clyne and PSV’s Jetro Willems to boost its defense.
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