Championship rumours: New twist in Sheffield Wednesday’s Michael Hector chase, Leeds linked with bizarre move for Roma legend, Celtic enter race for Huddersfield captain

Transfers are starting to come thick and fast now, and it’s only going to get more intense in July.

Wednesday, 26th June 2019, 7:08 am
Updated Wednesday, 26th June 2019, 8:08 am
Championship rumours

Here’s all the latest rumours from the Championship...

West Bromwich Albion’s technical director has conceded that Salomon Rondon is likely to leave the club this summer, to avoid him leaving on a free transfer in 2020. (Birmingham Mail)
Ipswich are confident of keeping goalkeeper Bartosz Bialkowski at the club, after his £1.5 million move to Millwall ‘collapsed’ following a failed medical. (ITV News)

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Wigan Athletic could rival Sheffield United for the signature of Huddersfield Town ace Jonathan Hogg, who impressed for the Terriers last season despite their relegation. (Football Insider)
Reading are honing in on a £250,000 swoop for AFC Wimbledon striker Joe Pigott, who bagged 18 goals for his side last season. (Daily Mail)
Sheffield Wednesday could benefit from Chelsea appointing Frank Lampard as their new manager, as the Blues legend is unlikely to fight to keep Owls target Michael Hector at the club. (Sheffield Star)
Leeds United are understood to have opened talks with Manchester City over re-signing 22-year-old Jack Harrison on loan, after a stellar 2018/19 campaign at Elland Road. (Daily Star)
Celtic are battling Stoke City to land Huddersfield Town captain Tommy Smith, who could be snapped up for a bargain £3 million. (Daily Mail)
Hull City have been linked with a move for Queens Park Rangers goalkeeper Matt Ingram, as they look to land a backup stopper. (West London Sport)
A bizarre report from Italy has suggested that 42-year-old Francesco Totti will come out of retirement to join Leeds, after he left his director role with Roma. (The Sun)