Sheffield Wednesday boss speaks out on transfer links with international forward, fresh twist in Derby County transfer saga - Championship gossip

Sheffield Wednesday get their 2020/21 Championship season underway this weekend when they take on Cardiff City in the Welsh capital tomorrow afternoon.

Friday, 11th September 2020, 7:45 am
Updated Friday, 11th September 2020, 7:57 am
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The Owls defeated a stubborn Walsall side in the EFL Cup last weekend, and will be looking to get their Championship campaign off to a good start with another win, as they look to overcome their 12-point deduction. For now, here's all the latest news and transfer gossip from the Championship.

Leeds United's chances of signing Bournemouth's Josh King look to have improved, following reports that the club's £15-20m valuation has priced out fellow admirers Spurs. (The Athletic)
West Brom's hopes of signing Watford striker Troy Deeney look to have received a boost, with the Hornets set to allow their talisman to leave this summer. (Daily Mail)

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Swansea City have been named the bookies' favourites to sign Liverpool's Rhian Brewster, following reports that the Reds could let the striker out on loan again this season. (Sky Bet)
Middlesbrough could be set for a transfer breakthrough, following rumours that Toulouse striker Yaya Sanogo is poised to have a medical with the club after agreeing a free transfer to the club. (Football Insider)
Reading look to be moving closer to landing Sporting CP midfielder Pedro Mendes, with reports from Portugal suggesting that the player looks certain to secure a move to the Championship. (Record)
Nottingham Forest look set to face fierce competition to sign Apoel defender Nicholas Ioannou, as Italian side Brescia have entered the race to land the ex-Man Utd prospect. (Tutto Mercato)
Former Preston North End defender Greg Cunningham has been tipped to join Bristol City. He has recently recovered from a cruciate ligament injury that scuppered a loan spell with Blackburn last season. (Football Insider)
La Liga side Valencia are said to be homing in on a move for Watford midfielder Etienne Capoue, with reports from Spain suggesting the Frenchman is their primary transfer target. (Sport Witness)
Sheffield Wednesday boss Garry Monk has refused to be drawn on whether he's interested in signing West Brom striker Kenneth Zohore, but has revealed that he's still targeting signings in "all positions" (The Star)
Despite sources close to Derby County suggesting the club have no interest in signing Lech Poznan winger Kamil Jozwiak, former Poland star Zbigniew Boniek has claimed that a deal is nearly complete. (HITC)