Sheffield Wednesday handed transfer boost in race for Premier League outcast, Celtic target given 'contract ultimatum' by club - Championship gossip

Sheffield Wednesday are back in Championship action this evening, when they take on Reading - a side they’ve beaten in three of their last five meetings - at Hillsborough.

Wednesday, 2nd December 2020, 8:08 am
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Meanwhile, Championship managers now have less than a month to finalise their January transfer window plans, and the competition for players is set to be high given the injury issues that have blighted the season so far. For now, here's all the latest news and transfer gossip from the Championship.

Chelsea boss Frank Lampard has claimed his former teammate John Terry is "destined to be a manager", and backed him to flourish should he be offered the currently vacant role at Derby County. (Football London)
Ex-Bournemouth man Jack Wilshere could be set for a sensational return to Arsenal, with the bookies installing the Gunners as new favourites to sign the free agent ahead of previously front-runners Rangers. (SkyBet)

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Watford have welcomed back key duo Tom Cleverley and Will Hughes ahead of key clashes against Nottingham Forest and Cardiff City. The latter has been out for months with an anterior cruciate ligament injury. (Watford Observer)
Marseille boss Andre Villas-Boas has branded ex-Watford man Pape Gueye "extraordinary", and backed him to become a club star. He cancelled his Hornets contract without playing a game due to contract disagreements. (Sport Witness)
Ex-Coventry City midfielder Andy Rose has been tipped to stay with MLS Side Vancouver Whitecaps. The 30-year-old was set to be released, but the club now appear to have had a change of heart. (The 72)
Middlesbrough have been dealt a major injury blow, with defender Grant Hall out for as long as four months with a thigh injury. The 29-year-old may need an operation to aid his recovery. (BBC Sport)
Stoke City midfielder Peter Etebo could see his season-long loan spell with Galatasaray cut short in January, after an underwhelming start with the Turkish giants. He joined the Potters for over £6m in 2018. (Fanatik)
Liverpool have been named as the bookies' 4/1 favourites to sign Wolves defender Conor Coady. The ex-Huddersfield Town ace has excelled in the Premier League, developing into a senior England international. (SkyBet)
Sheffield Wednesday's hopes of signing Brighton goalkeeper Christian Walton look to have been boosted, with sources close to the club suggesting he could be allowed to leave on loan next month. (Brighton & Hove Independent)
QPR youngster Bright Osayi-Samuel is believed to have been given an ultimatum over signing a new deal, as he heads into the final few months of his deal. He was linked with Celtic earlier in the year. (West London Sport)