Championship rumours: Sheffield Wednesday’s Steve Bruce ‘makes demand’ over attacking trio, Owls linked with Premier League defender

Another day, another fresh batch of rumours to get your teeth stuck into.

Monday, 24th June 2019, 8:54 am
Championship rumours

Here’s all the latest rumours from the Championship…

Leeds United are set to demand £30 million for their star midfielder Kalvin Phillips - double what his current admirers Aston Villa are looking to pay (Daily Star)
Leroy Fer is looking for a return to his former club Feyenoord, after being released by Swansea City at the end of last season. (Wales Online)

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Juventus are believed to be interested in West Bromwich Albion starlet Rakeem Harper, but face competition from Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur (The Mirror)
Chelsea are said to have set a one week deadline to land Derby County manager Frank Lampard, as the former Blues ace will begin pre-season preparations with the Rams on July 1st. (Football London)
Sheffield Wednesday boss Steve Bruce has reportedly urged the club to lower their asking prices for Jordan Rhodes, Fernando Forestieri and Lucas Joao, as he plots a summer clear-out. (The Sun)
Wigan Athletic are said to be battling with Nottingham Forest to land veteran defender Alan Hutton, who made 21 appearances for Aston Vila last season. (Football League World)
Everton are likely to demand around £2.5 million for their full-back Antonee Robinson, with Wigan looking to bring their former loanee in this summer. (The Sun)
Southampton are set to walk away from negotiations with Birmingham City, if they don’t accept their £14 million offer for star player Che Adams. (HITC)
Leeds have been linked with a stunning move for Italian goalkeeping legend Gianluigi Buffon, 41, who is a free agent after leaving PSG. (The Sun)
The Owls are said to be in the running to sign Burnley defender Ben Gibson, who the Clarets bought for £15 million last summer. (The Mirror)
Preston North End are understood to have enquired about the availability of Manchester City goalkeeper Arijanet Muric, with an eye to taking the stopper on loan. (Lancashire Evening Post)
Newcastle United now look unlikely to land West Bromwich Albion striker Salomon Rondon this summer, as Rafael Benitez moves closer to leaving the Magpies. (Birmingham Mail)
Brentford and Blackburn are both looking to land Southampton forgotten man Sam Gallagher, who the Saints are likely to let leave for around £5 million. (The 72)