Sheffield Wednesday receive transfer boost in race to land Premier League ace, Norwich City join chase for exciting midfielder - Championship gossip

Sheffield Wednesday get their 2020/21 Championship season underway against Cardiff City this afternoon, in what should be a competitive clash between the two sides in the Welsh capital.

Saturday, 12th September 2020, 8:00 am
Updated Saturday, 12th September 2020, 8:08 am

The Owls got past Walsall on penalties in the EFL Cup last weekend, and will be looking to get their Championship campaign off to a good start with another victory, as they prepare to whittle their 12-point deduction as quickly as possible. Here's all the latest news and transfer gossip from the Championship.

Middlesbrough's hopes of signing ex-Arsenal striker Yaya Sanogo look to be over, after reports emerged suggesting the club's medical team had concerns over the player's level of fitness during his medical. (Football Insider)
Preston North End are rumoured to be closing in on a move for Benfica midfielder Alfa Semedo. He was on loan with Nottingham Forest last season, and has previously played for Espanyol. (Sport Witness)

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Derby County-linked winger Kamil Jozwiak has revealed he's eager to leave Lech Poznan this summer, and that there has been considerable interest in his services from English clubs. (Derby Telegraph)
Birmingham City have confirmed the signing of goalkeeper Neil Etheridge from divisional rivals Cardiff City. The 30-year-old lost his Bluebirds starting spot to Alex Smithies last season. (Club website)
Aston Villa's hopes of completing a double Brentford raid look to have improved, with Bees boss Thomas Frank revealing he's willing to sell star winger Said Benrahma, following Ollie Watkins' move to Villa. (Football London)
West Bromwich Albion look to be closing in on a move for Watford striker Troy Deeney. The Baggies are said to be in advanced talks with the player, and could beat Spurs to his signing. (Football Insider)
Bournemouth boss Jason Tindall has revealed he's identified "two or three" possible new signings, following the departure of star players such as Callum Wilson and Ryan Fraser. (Club website)
Leeds United's hopes of landing Liverpool's Harry Wilson look to have improved, with reports suggesting the Reds could be willing to sell the former Bournemouth loanee for around £15m (BBC Sport)
Sheffield Wednesday's hopes of bringing Jacob Murphy back to the club look to have improved, with Newcastle United boss Steve Bruce admitting the winger could well leave on another loan spell this season. (The Star)
Norwich City have joined Aston Villa in the race to sign Northampton Town starlet Caleb Chukwuemeka. The 18-year-old is understood to have rejected a professional contract with the Cobblers. (Birmingham Mail)