Championship Live: team news and transfer rumours as Sheffield United linked with Portsmouth player and Lincoln winger, Aston Villa and Derby County battling for Chelsea youngster | 7 November

Just two days to go until Championship football returns, but some clubs are already looking ahead to the January transfer window as they identify key targets and hand new contracts to their most important players.

Keep track of all the latest team news, injury updates and transfer rumours on our live blog.

Pic: Simon Bellis/Sportimage

Pic: Simon Bellis/Sportimage