Leeds allow midfielder Faye to go

AMDY FAYE has left Leeds United after the Championship club opted not to renew his contract.

The former Senegal international moved to Elland Road on a short-term contract earlier in the season but has made just eight appearances.

United manager Simon Grayson said: "His experience around the team and the training ground has helped us. We wish him well for the future."

United have signed Everton teenager Zac Thompson until the end of the season.

Tom Adeyemi will remain at Bradford City until the end of the season.

The 19-year-old joined the Bantams on loan from Norwich City in August and has made 20 appearances, scoring two goals.

Hull City defender Liam Cooper, 19, has joined Carlisle on loan.

Ben Foster handed under-pressure Avram Grant a lifeline with a huge error to gift 10-man West Ham a 2-1 lead going into the second leg of their Carling Cup semi-final against Birmingham.

The England stopper failed to control Carlton Cole's tame shot towards the end of the second half after Liam Ridgewell had equalised Mark Noble's first-half opener.

Arsenal will be without centre-back Sebastien Squillaci (hamstring) and the suspended Bacary Sagna for tonight's Carling Cup semi-final first leg at Ipswich.