Ex-Sheffield Wednesday ace gives explanation on exit, Derby County duo targeted by top tier sides - Championship gossip

We're still a while away from the resumption of Championship action, as the nation takes measures to deal with the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. No professional football will take place until at least April 30th, following an announcement by the EFl last week.

Monday, 23rd March 2020, 6:00 am

For now, here's all the latest news and transfer rumours from the Championship:

Reports have suggested that Benfica's Filip Krovinovic could well make a permanent switch to West Brom this summer, despite the Portguese giants giving him a fresh chance to impress next season. (Sport Witness)

Leeds United have been linked with a summer swoop for Bournemouth's £12m-rated goalkeeper Aaron Ramsdale. The deal could hinge on the two side's switching divisions at the end of the season. (Football Insider)

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Leeds have been tipped to secure a loan deal for Liverpool's young striker Rhian Brewster for next season, should the Whites secure Premier League football for the 2020/21 campaign. (Wales Online)

Swansea City skipper Matt Grimes has admitted the current break in football will be a tough test for Championship players, and that their play-off hopes rest firmly on their ability to "stay sharp" (BBC Sport)

Derby County are said to be facing a struggle to hang onto talented starlets Jason Knight and Louie Sibley, with a host of Premier League sides said to be ready to launch summer moves. (Derby Telegraph)

Ex-Sheffield Wednesday captain Darren Purse has revealed his 2011 exit wasn't by 'mutual consent' as previously understood, but instead down to him being blocked from securing an extension. (Sheffield Star)

Birmingham City left-back Kristian Pedersen has revealed a number of sides were interested in signing him last January, following rumours that Watford had seen a bid turned down. (Sport Witness)

Huddersfield Town are rumoured to be looking into signing Benfica's Chris Willock on a permanent transfer in the next transfer window, following a solid start to his loan spell. (Examiner)

Blackburn Rovers boss Tony Mowbray has refused to rule out key defender Corry Evans making a return this season, with the break in football giving him a chance of playing a part in the season's conclusion. (Club website)