Sheffield Wednesday make 'tentative enquiry' to sign midfielder as ex-Owls star joins rivals - gossip

All the latest from around the Championship and including Sheffield Wednesday, including transfer news and more

Saturday, 8th August 2020, 11:55 am
All the latest from the Championship.

There is a little over a month until the Championship starts up again with the 2020/21 season and with that moves are already afoot across the division to strengthen squads, or fend off interest in star players.

Such is the nature of the current climate, clubs are likely going to have to be much more savvy in their transfer business ahead of a gruelling season. Smaller squads, bargain deals and loan moves will be prominent.

Here's all the latest news and transfer gossip from the Championship. Scroll down and click through to see which players Sheffield Wednesday are trying to sign or in danger of losing.

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Sheffield United have received a boost in their pursuit of right-back Matty Cash. The Nottingham Forest ace is also interesting West Ham but the Hammers won’t put in a bid until the move players on. The Blades have reportedly had a £10m bid rejected for the player. (Football Insider)
Brentford want Barnsley star Jacob Brown to replace £25m-rated Ollie Watkins. The Bees ace has been linked with Aston Villa and Crystal Palace. Brown impressed for Barnsley as they survived relegation. (Football Insider)
Middlesbrough boss Niel Warnock wants to be reunited with Junior Hoilett. The Canadian international winger is currently with Cardiff City and was signed by Warnock. Another player interesting the club is Tottenham midfielder Luke Amos. (Various)
Portsmouth boss Kenny Jackett has confirmed the club have received no bids for goalkeeper Alex Bass. He has impressed at Pompey since taking over the No.1 spot and is a target for both Middlesbrough and Crystal Palace. (The News)
Former Sheffield Wednesday star Morgan Fox has joined Championship rivals Stoke City. The defender left Hillsborough after four seasons in the summer. He has reportedly penned a three-year deal.
Sheffield Wednesday have made ‘tentative enquiries’ over the permanent signing of Josh Windass. The midfielder spent time on loan at the club last season and could be available for a knockdown price this summer from Wigan Athletic. The Owls are expected to face competition for his signature. (The Star)
Nottingham Forest are set to win the race for highly rated Greek striker Fotis Ioannidis. The 20-year-old is wanted in his homeland by giants Panathinkaikos but the Championship side have stolen a march. (SDNA)
Peter Risdale has told Preston fans that the club are actively looking to strengthen the squad, but only when the right players come available. The club's advisor made no apologies for the fact the club won't break the wage structure they have in place.
The transfer frenzy around Brentford star Said Benrahma is about to go up a gear or two with Leeds United prepared to offer £20m. Wanted by a host of clubs, including West Ham United, Aston Villa, Tottenham Hotspur and Crystal Palace, Brentford are understood to want £25m. (Express)