Lunchtime Report: June 7

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UEFA president Michel Platini has warned that any player leaving the pitch due to racist abuse at Euro 2012 will be handed a booking.

Platini’s comments came after Mario Balotelli threatened to walk off the field if he suffers racist abuse during Italy's Euro 2012 campaign.

David Luiz to Barcelona?

Barcelona have reignited their interest in signing Chelsea centre back David Luiz after failing to lure AC Milan’s Thiago Silva to The Camp Nou.

Barca are looking for a long-term replacement for ageing captain Carles Puyol and could offer £35million for Luiz. (Daily Mail)

Fellaini to Chelsea?

Chelsea look set to continue their summer spending spree by launching a £20million bid for Everton’s Belgian midfielder Marouane Fellaini (Daily Mirror)

Giroud to QPR?

And finally – QPR are looking to beat Arsenal to the signing of Olivier Giroud by making an ambitious bid for the £50million rated French striker (Daily Mail).

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