Sheffield United wasted little time in bringing Paul Heckingbottom back in as their new manager and he in turn has wasted little time making the decision to recall a player midway through his year long loan away from the club.
A host of Championship clubs, including Middlesbrough and Preston North End, are chasing a highly rated Scotland international but his current club boss is doing everything he can to keep a hold of the defender.
Meanwhile, Boro boss Chris Wilder looks set to let striker Uche Ikpeazu leave and one of his former clubs could be preparing a move for him.
Coventry City are preparing to lose a loan player who has impress this season as his parent club prepare to recall him while West Brom have given their manager the green light to get rid of a striker in January.
Napoli are keen to make their loan deal for a Fulham star permanent, a blow for Crystal Palace who were also monitoring the player, and a Birmingham City starlet has signed his first professional contract with the Blues amid interest from Premier League sides.
Nottingham Forest and Swansea City are though to be in competition for a Brighton midfielder while Cardiff City and Bristol City are showing interest in a key Rotherham United player – but the Millers don’t want to sell.
Here are Friday’s Championship transfer rumours: