Championship transfer headlines: Sheffield Wednesday's divisional rivals linked with losing key players

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Sheffield Wednesday and their Championship rivals remain active in the transfer window as the clock ticks towards the deadline.

What deals will get done? Here’s a round-up of the stories making the headlines today from around the second-tier:

Sarr to Liverpool?

Watford star Ismailia Sarr could finalise a dream move to Liverpool before the transfer deadline.

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According to France Football via the Daily Mail, Sarr's representatives have met with Anfield officials and a £36m deal has been agreed.

A contract worth £120,000-a-week with the 22-year-old has been discussed, although terms are yet to be agreed.

Man Utd handed Brooks boost

Manchester United have been handed a boost in their pursuit of Bournemouth winger David Brooks, as reported by Manchester Evening News.

The arrival of Cengiz Under at Leicester City has seen Brendan Rodgers cool in his interest in the £40m-rated former Sheffield United winger.

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Jadon Sancho remains the Red Devils’ top target but Brooks is on the radar. As of yet, an official bid is yet to be lodged.

Derby in talks with ex-Liverpool kid

Derby County are in advanced negotiations with Fiorentina over a deal for former Liverpool striker Bobby Duncan.

Phillip Cocu wants Duncan to join the Rams’ academy set up with a view to being mentored by England’s record goalscorer, Wayne Rooney.

The 19-year-old, cousin of Steven Gerrard, has not played a senior game for the Italian club after controversially leaving Anfield for £1.8m, 12 months ago.

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Baggies in for Ayew

Swansea City forward Andre Ayew is reportedly on the radar of Premier League newcomers West Bromwich Albion.

Baggies boss Slaven Bilic signed Ayew at West Ham in 2016 and have held a good relationship since.

According to Ghana Soccer Net, the Swans are open to loaning him out in order to reduce their wages bill.

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