Championship rumour mill: Sheffield United monitoring Leeds United's Kemar Roofe and Sheffield Wednesday miss out on Reece Burke

Sheffield Wednesday have missed out on Reece Burke while Sheffield United are rumoured to be chasing Kemar Roofe
Sheffield Wednesday have missed out on Reece Burke while Sheffield United are rumoured to be chasing Kemar Roofe
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Here are the latest Championship transfer rumours from around the web...

Sheffield United are continuing their pursuit of a number of attacking options, with Leeds United's Kemar Roofe emerging as another potential target for Chris Wilder, reports Football Insider.

Roofe, who has two years left to run on his Leeds contract, finished last season as their top scorer with 14 goals in 30 starts.

The 25-year-old joins Scott Hogan, Sam Gallagher and Sam Winnall all at the top of Chris Wilder's wish list this summer.

United have maintained their interest in Hogan, who was left out of Aston Villa's preseason trip to Portugal because of a groin injury but may need to be offloaded as the Birmingham club look to meet Financial Fair Play requirements.

Meanwhile, speculation over the future of Sheffield Wednesday striker Sam Winnall has divided opinion among both sets of fans in Sheffield.

Winnall spent last season on loan at Derby County and moved to Hillsborough from Barnsley in 2017.

Sheffield Wednesday have missed out on West Ham defender Reece Burke, who was announced as a Hull City player yesterday.

Burke had been linked to a number of Championship clubs, including Wednesday, Aston Villa and Derby County after an impressive season on loan at Bolton Wanderers last term.

Elsewhere from the world of football...

Italian champions Juventus have told Liverpool they can sign Croatian winger Marko Pjaca for £22m. (Gazzetta dello Sport).

Former Real Madrid defender Michel Salgado says Tottenham and England striker Harry Kane is the Spanish club's second transfer target this summer - after Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar. (Talksport).

According to reports, Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has already chosen Eden Hazard's squad number if the 27-year-old Chelsea player moves to the Bernabau. (Diario Gol)

Antonio Conte's brother has hinted that the Italian manager will be staying at Chelsea for the coming season, amid speculation over his future. (Daily Mirror)

Manchester City have agreed a £60m deal with Leicester for long-term target Riyad Mahrez, with the 27-year-old Algerian winger expected to have a medical this week. (Daily Mail)

Former Liverpool and Manchester City striker Mario Balotelli will become Marseille's highest-paid player when he completes a move from Nice this week. (RMC)