Sheffield Wednesday boss drops hint on potential sixth summer transfer, West Ham United close in on £25m-rated sensation - Championship gossip

The 2020/21 Championship season gets going a week today, and Sheffield Wednesday will look to get the campaign off to a flying start, as they look to whittle down their 12-point deduction and push up the table.

Friday, 4th September 2020, 12:12 pm

Wednesday travel to Cardiff City next Saturday, before taking on the likes of Bristol City and Watford soon after. Meanwhile, the Owls have been busy in the transfer market, bringing in two new signings earlier in the week. Here's all the latest news and transfer gossip from the Championship.

QPR could be set to snap up free agent midfielder Tom Carroll, who was last on the books at Swansea City. The ex-Spurs starlet is currently on a trial period with the Hoops. (West London Sport)
Reports from Spain have credited Watford with an interest in Barcelona's young midfielder Oriol Busquets. The 21-year-old impressed on loan with Dutch side FC Twente last season. (Sport Witness)

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Preston North End are said to still have an interest in Aston Villa striker Keinan Davis, and could look to swoop for the youngster once the Villains tie up a move for Brentford star Ollie Watkins. (The Sun)
Middlesbrough boss Neil Warnock has been tipped to pursue a move for his former Cardiff City striker Kenneth Zohore. The ex-Fiorentina forward, now at West Brom, could join Boro on loan. (TeamTalk)
Brighton & Hove Albion are the latest side to be linked with a move for Brentford's in-demand defender Rico Henry, and they could look to beat West Brom to the £7m-rated star. (Sky Sports)
Blackburn Rovers could turn to free agent goalkeeper Rob Elliot in their bid to sign another goalkeeper. The Republic of Ireland international was released by Newcastle United at the end of last season. (Lancashire Telegraph)
Huddersfield Town striker Karlan Grant continues to be of keen interest to West Brom, and the Baggies look set to respond to an initial £16m offer being rejected by following up with a bid in excess of £18m. (Birmingham Mail)
Leeds United have been tipped to make a surprise swoop for Swansea City defender Ben Cabango. The promising 20-year-old could be set to make his senior debut for Wales this week. (Yorkshire Evening Post)
Sheffield Wednesday boss Garry Monk has revealed that "the door is always" open for Newcastle United winger Jacob Murphy to return to Hillsborough next season, but also hinted that the deal is looking unlikely. (The Star)
West Ham United are understood to be closing in on a move for Brentford winger Said Benrahma, and could complete the deal once Grady Diangana completes his move to West Brom. (Sky Sports News)