Sheffield United, Middlesbrough, Stoke City, Nottingham Forest, Fulham and West Bromwich Albion have all had their names linked with a January loan move for a Brentford along with “top clubs” in France and Germany.
Boro may well be the forward’s destination with a report suggesting they are close to landing to mystery strikers on loan but they may also find themselves needing to recruit in defence with Celtic sniffing around one of their current full-backs.
Hull City’s Keane Lewis Potter is attracting more interest from the Premier League while a current Coventry City loanee has been linked with a shock move to Spanish giants Barcelona.
Blackpool have been linked with a January move for a Notts County star but reports suggest they have NOT made a formal approach while Blackburn Rovers have retained their interest in a former Championship winger, out of contract this summer, after having £500,000 bid knocked back last summer.
Newcastle United are said to hold a “genuine interest” in Lloyd Kelly but Bournemouth are though to be unwilling to let the defender leave in January while Manchester United could by eyeing up a move for a Cardiff City starlet.
Here are Thursday’s EFL Championship transfer rumours:
1. Baggies eye Newcastle midfielder
West Brom are reportedly interested in signing Newcastle United's Sean Longstaff. The midfielder is facing uncertainty over his future following the Magpies' takeover. (Football League World)
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2. West Ham consider Robins swoop
West Ham are reportedly weighing up a summer bid for Bristol City teenager Alex Scott. The 18-year-old has made 27 appearances in the Championship this season. (Football League World)
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3. Arsenal ace makes Djed Spence claim
Arsenal's Gabriel Martinelli has named Djed Spence has the toughest player he has faced. The Gunners are targeting the Middlesbrough defender following his successful loan spell with Nottingham Forest. (Metro)
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4. Terriers boss an option for Leeds United
Former Leeds United defender Danny Mills has suggested that the Whites could appoint Huddersfield Town boss Carlos Coberan if they are relegated this season. The Terriers currently sit in a play-off spot in the Championship. (Football Insider)
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