Championship transfer rumours: Sheffield United and Rangers in battle for defender, Norwich teenager set to sign new deal and Bristol City winger close to contract extension | 10 October

Here's all the latest gossip around the Championship...

Wednesday, 10th October 2018, 3:00 pm
Updated Wednesday, 10th October 2018, 3:08 pm
Rumours

Sheffield United and Scottish side Rangers are reportedly ready to do battle for Livingston defender Craig Halkett, who is out of contract next summer. Halkett was release by Rangers in 2016. (Football Insider).

Norwich City have already negotiated new contracts for Louis Thompson and Jamal Lewis this week and are said to be close to completing a deal with right-back Max Aarons.

Rumours

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The 18-year-old is being monitored by Premier League sides Arsenal and Chelsea and is currently under contract until 2021.

Bristol City are prepared to offer winger Callum O'Dowda a new contract, although the club and player have not agreed a contract yet.

Speculation continues about Aston Villa managerial role, with Thierry Henry now being linked with the newly-vacant Monaco job.

Meanwhile Bolton have signed former Stoke, Aston Villa and Manchester City midfielder Stephen Ireland on a short term deal. Ireland was a free agent after leaving the Potters.