Championship clubs can still sign free agents while some managers are already looking ahead to the January transfer window

Sheffield United transfer rumours: Former Liverpool striker set for fresh chance under new Blades' boss, Manchester City reluctant to let Swansea City target leave

It’s December and we are now just one month away from the mid-season transfer window opening as EFL Championship sides begin preparing potential moves in and out.

Wednesday, 1st December 2021, 8:52 am

A former Liverpool striker was thought to be on his way out from Sheffield United next month but it appears new Blades boss Paul Heckingbottom could be set to give him a fresh chance at Bramall Lane.

Middlesbrough could be about to lose a member of their backroom staff who is expected to be named the new manager of League 2 side Hartlepool United today while a former Bristol City and Huddersfield Town striker, who has impressed for Swansea after a trial with Boro in the summer, has garnered interest from West Brom.

The Baggies are expected to be busy in January with manager Valerien Ismael having drawn up a list of targets while Preston could face competition from rivals Burnley in their pursuit of a League 1 target.

The future of a Blackburn Rovers striker has been one of the biggest ongoing stories of the past few months and it now looks like Leeds Unite could be set to beat the likes of Sevilla to his signature.

Stoke City and Nottingham Forest are eyeing a move for a Tottenham Hotspur youngster while Wycombe Wanderer’s latest recruit has revealed he held trials with Bournemouth and Derby County last summer.

Swansea City are pursuing a loan move for a Manchester City midfielder but Pep Guardiola is reluctant to let the 19-year old leave and Birmingham City boss Lee Bowyer has refused to be drawn on the future of their on-loan Chelsea star.

Here are Wednesday’s Championship transfer rumours:

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