League One latest: Portsmouth's opening-day opponents Fleetwood sign ex-international winger | Sheffield Wednesday eye released Reading midfielder | Sunderland land Man City youngster

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Here’s the top stories emerging from League One today as club’s continue their preparations for the 2021-22 season.

Pompey’s opening day of the season opponents Fleetwood Town winger signed Anthony Pilkington on a one-year deal.

The 33-year-old former Republic of Ireland international spent last season in India with East Bengal (Various).

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Sheffield Wednesday are interested in signing former Arsenal youngster Jayden Onen.

The 20-year-old was released by Reading at the end of last month and remains without a club.

The midfielder managed only one Championship appearance last season for the Royals.

Doncaster Rovers and Wycombe Wanderers are also believed to be interested (Sheffield Star).

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Ipswich Town were keen on experienced left-back George Friend before he extended his contract with Championship Birmingham by a further year (EADT).

Birmingham defender George Friend.  Picture:  Tony Marshall/Getty ImagesBirmingham defender George Friend.  Picture:  Tony Marshall/Getty Images
Birmingham defender George Friend. Picture: Tony Marshall/Getty Images

Sunderland have signed Manchester City youngster Callum Doyle on a season-long loan.

The 18-year-old centre-back has been a regular in the Premier League side’s under-23 squad.

The England U18 international is Lee Johnson’s third signing this summer, after Alex Pritchard and Corry Evans both signed for the Black Cats, (Various).

AFC Wimbledon are keen on a loan deal for Chelsea youngster Henry Lawrence, who was a regular for the club's under-23 side last term (Football Insider).