Sheffield Wednesday handed key boost in striker chase, Sunderland battle Bristol City for Wales international - Championship gossip

Sheffield Wednesday fans were subjected to a brutal afternoon of football last weekend, when Garry Monk's side went down to ten men following Massimo Luongo's controversial red card, and end up being hammered 5-0 by Blackburn Rovers at Hillsborough.

Tuesday, 21st January 2020, 6:09 am

Well, it surely can't get much worse than that, and the Owls will now be fully focused on their FA Cup trip to QPR at the end of the week. In the meantime, here's all the latest news and transfer gossip from the Championship...

US billionaire James Pallotta, current owner of Roma, is said to be weighing up a major investment in either Leeds United and Newcastle, should he successfully move the Serie A club on to new membership (Sport Witness). (Photo by Paolo Bruno/Getty Images)
Middlesbrough and Birmingham City have both been linked with a move for Stoke City striker Lee Gregory, as interest continues to grow in the former Millwall forward. (Birmingham Mail). (Photo by George Wood/Getty Images)

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Stoke City are rumoured to be plotting a raid for Rangers winger Jordan Jones. He's been capped on nine occasions for Northern Ireland and could be sold for a £1 million fee. (Daily Mail). (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)
Doncaster Rovers are said to be plotting a move for Barnsley forward Mallik Wilks. He previously impressed for the League One outfit during a loan spell last season. (Doncaster Free Press). (Photo by George Wood/Getty Images)
Luton Town have been linked with a move for ex-England youth defender Reece Oxford, who is currently struggling for playing time with Bundesliga outfit FC Augsburg. (Various). (Photo by CHRISTOF STACHE/AFP via Getty Images)
Leeds United are said to be battling it out with both West Ham and Norwich City to sign Rayo Vallecano winger Adri Embarba. He began his career in Real Madrid's youth academy. (Mundo Deportivo). (Photo by Denis Doyle/Getty Images)
Sheffield Wednesday's hopes of securing Crystal Palace striker Connor Wickham on loan look to have been boosted, after his manager Roy Hodgson suggested that a temporary spell away would help to reignite his career. (Football London). (Photo by Jack Thomas/Getty Images)
Charlton Athletic are rumoured to have knocked back a bid from Bristol City for their striker Lyle Taylor, who has been in high demand after impressing in the first half of the season. (Daily Mail). (Photo by James Chance/Getty Images)
Sunderland are said to have joined the race for Cardiff City midfielder Will Vaulks, but are likely to face competition for his signature from the likes of Bristol City and Stoke. (Sky Sports). (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)