Sheffield Wednesday's £3 million signing breaks silence over controversial exit, Odds slashed on Rangers boss joining Birmingham City - Championship gossip

It's been a dramatic week for Sheffield Wednesday, after the club announced that a number of first team players, including Steven Fletcher and Fernando Forestieri, would not be extending their contracts beyond this month.

Friday, 26th June 2020, 9:05 am
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The Owls will look to press on with the players who do remain at the club, as they prepare to face Bristol City - who were beaten 3-1 by Blackburn Rovers in their first post-lockdown match - at Ashton Gate this Sunday. For now, here's all the latest news and transfer gossip from the Championship:

Derby County could be set to challenge Hearts for veteran goalkeeper Craig Gordon, who is available as a free agent after being released by Celtic earlier in the summer. (Daily Record)
Bulgarian side CSKA Sofia have been linked with a surprise move for Middlesbourgh midfielder Marvin Johnson, as new manager Neil Warnock prepares to shape his new side. (The 72)

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Bristol City boss Lee Johnson has been touted as a potential replacement for Burnley manager Sean Dyche, should the Clarets' coach decide to move on at the end of the current campaign. (Daily Mail)
Leeds United and Norwich City have been credited with an interest in NEC striker Ole Romeny. However, La Liga side Real Sociedad are also understood to be in the mix. (Football Espana)
Sheffield Wednesday forward Fernando Forestieri has posted a cryptic message on Instagram following the new he won't be extended his deal with the side, with a caption referencing a 'one-sided story' (The Star)
Bayern Munich could be set to hijack Borussia Dortmund's move for Birmingham City wonderkid Jude Bellingham, with reports suggesting the Bundesliga champions could offer more lucrative terms. (Kicker)
Luton Town and Bristol City have been tipped to battle it out for Cardiff City defender Jazz Richards, who is set to leave the Bluebirds when his contract expires at the end of the month. (Wales Online)
Leeds United are rumoured to be eyeing AEK Athens goalkeeper Vasilios Barkas, who is understood to also be a target of Celtic. He's been capped ten times by Greece. (Sport Witness)
Birmingham City are rumoured to be plotting a shock swoop for Rangers manager Steven Gerrard, and his odds of replacing Pep Clotet have been slashed from 66/1 to 33/1. (Sky Bet)