Championship rumours: Paul Coutts closes in on Reds move, Sheffield Wednesday striker tipped for return, Middlesbrough target Genk goal machine

Here’s all the latest rumours from the Championship…

By richie.boon1
Friday, 17 May, 2019, 08:55
Championship rumours

Manchester United and Liverpool are both rumoured to be targeting Leeds United wonderkid Jack Clarke, after the Whites crashed out of the play-offs on Wednesday evening. (Daily Star)

Middlesbrough and Cardiff City are both in the running to land Genk striker Mbwana Samatta. The Tanzania captain has torn up the Belgian top tier this season, 32 goals in 49 appearances. (Football League World)

Sheffield United icon Paul Coutts has revealed he could return to Aberdeen this summer, following his release from the Blades. (Evening Express)

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Sheffield Wednesday’s record signing Jordan Rhodes has been tipped to play a role for the club next season, despite spending the 2018/19 campaign on loan with Norwich City. (Sheffield Star)

Hull City are said to be plotting a loan deal for Liverpool midfielder Herbie Kane, following an excellent season in League One with Doncaster Rovers. (Hull Live)

Preston’s rumoured move for Oldham Athletic centre-back George Edmundson now looks to be unlikely, as the club are believed to have no interest in making the deal happen. (Lancashire Evening Post)