Sheffield Wednesday-linked star could join divisional rivals instead, Derby County eye ex-Chelsea starlet - Championship gossip

Sheffield Wednesday's new season kicks off next month, and the Owls will be determined to follow their solid early transfer business with more signings over the coming weeks to bolster their squad.

Thursday, 20th August 2020, 7:45 am
Updated Thursday, 20th August 2020, 7:54 am
Championship

The Owls suffered a frustrating 2019/20 campaign, and Garry Monk will be eager for his new-look side to start afresh, and target a much improved second season in charge. In the meantime, here's all the latest news and transfer gossip from the Championship.

Birmingham City are understood to have seen a bid for Newcastle United goalkeeper for Karl Darlow turned down. The Blues are on the hunt for a new stopper, following Lee Camp's exit earlier in the month. (Football Insider)
Fulham are looking to extend Huddersfield Town defender Terence Kongolo's loan deal. He missed much of his half-season spell with a foot injury last season, while his teammates secured promotion. (Sport Witness)

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Queens Park Rangers have won the race to sign Lyndon Dykes from Livingston, beating the likes of Middlesbrough and Barnsley to land the highly-rated marksman. (Club website)
Fulham and Wolves are the latest side to be credited with an interest in Watford star Abdoulaye Doucoure, who looks set to leave the club this summer following the Hornets' relegation. (Evening Standard)
Cardiff City are said to be keen on signing Dion Sanderson on a permanent deal from Wolves. He was linked with both Huddersfield Town and Sheffield Wednesday before the transfer window opened. (Wales Online)
Swansea City's hopes of luring star loanee Conor Gallagher back to the club look to have taken a blow, with Chelsea set to offer the player a new contract as Newcastle United eye a temporary deal for this season. (Daily Mail)
Nottingham Forest look to be closing in on a move for Benfica midfielder David Tavares. The youngster, who was previously a target of Liverpool, is close to joining Forest according to the Portuguese press. (Record)
Aston Villa are upping their efforts to sign Brentford's £18m-rated striker Ollie Watkins, and will look to beat the likes Leeds United and Leicester City to the 24-year-old star before the new season begins. (Express & Star)
Derby County and Swansea City are believed to have joined Coventry City in the race to sign Monaco defender Jonathan Panzo. The ex-Chelsea starlet spent last season on loan with Cercle Brugge. (Foot Mercato)