Sheffield Wednesday face European 'threat' to top transfer target, Leeds United issued shock striker update, Brentford make move for frontman: Rumours

Sheffield Wednesday’s bid to land a striker features in today’s rumours, with the Owls facing competition from Europe to land their reported top target.

Saturday, 18th January 2020, 8:45 am
Latest rumours

Nottingham Forest are interested in the signing of Andre Gray from Watford, pitting them against promotion rivals Leeds United. (Various)

Meanwhile, Leeds United have reportedly been told that landing Gray would involve a multi-million pound loan fee AND they would have to cover all of his £80,000-per-week wages. (Various)

Promotion-chasers Brentford are apparently lining up a move for NEC Nijmegen striker Jonathan Okita. (Football Insider)

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Millwall have signed Stoke City man Ryan Woods on a loan deal from strugglers Stoke City. (Various)

Brighton & Hove Albion are keen on Bristol City midfielder Josh Brownhill. Burnley and Sheffield United have also been working on a deal for the Robins’ star man. (Bristol Post)

Nottingham Forest are turning their attention away from Dwight Gayle as they are refusing to pay the Newcastle United man’s £65k-per-week wages in full. (Various)

Scottish champions Celtic are reportedly ready to rival Leeds United in a bid to land winger Ian Poveda from Manchester City. (Tuttosport)

Derby County could be docked 21 points after being charged for a financial breach by the EFL, which could put them in relegation trouble. (Various)

French side Bordeaux are set to rival Sheffield Wednesday in the race to sign Connor Wickham from Crystal Palace. (Sheffield Star)

Preston North End keeper Chris Maxwell will join local rivals Blackpool. (Blackpool Gazette)