Wayne Rooney makes stunning claim about Middlesbrough loanee as Leeds eye star could make Liverpool switch - gossip

Uncertainty hangs in the air around how the Championship season will resume due to the coronavirus pandemic sweeping through the United Kingdom.

Sunday, 3rd May 2020, 2:48 pm
All the latest news and gossip from around the web

And while governing bodies continue to discuss plans surrounding the current campaign, there's still plenty of interesting transfer news and gossip swirling around.

Scroll and click through the pages to see the latest Sunday Championship news and gossip from around the web… and don’t forget to check back tomorrow for more of the same.

Leeds will look to make 20-year-old French goalkeeper Illan Meslier's loan deal from Lorient permanent if they win promotion to the Premier League. (Telegraph)

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Chelsea star Max Bird has been linked with a move to Derby County as new reports claim that Frank Lampard's side are 'very close' to agreeing a deal for the youngster
Leeds United are reportedly interested in signing SC Freiburg Robin Koch this summer. Portuguese newspaper Record state that the German centre-back would be available for somewhere in the region of £10 million.
£5m-rated Leeds United star Mateusz Bogusz has admitted he could have joined Napoli before making the switch to Elland Road and has admitted he may look to leave the club on loan in the summer. (Various)
Sochaux are interested in signing Barnsley attacker Mamadou Thiam when his contract at Oakwell expires at the end of the season, a report in France has claimed.
Speaking on BBC Radio 5 Live about Pep Guardiola and Marcelo Bielsa, Aymeric Laporte said: "I think they are maybe the best two managers in the world.
Liverpool have been urged to sign Leeds United midfielder Kalvin Phillips. Former Spurs and Sunderland striker Darren Bent says Reds boss Jurgen Klopp should snap up Phillips to provide competition for Fabinho.
According to the Mirror, Dennis Bergkamp, Dirk Kuyt, Ronald Koeman and Henrik Larsson have joined together with Rams manager Phillip Cocu to take control of a club in England. (Various)
Former Manchester United and England striker Wayne Rooney says Sheffield United's loanee Middlesbrough midfielder Ravel Morrison was a better player than Paul Pogba and Jesse Lingard 'by a country mile'.
Dean Windass has told son Josh he should never have left Rangers as his future hangs in the balance at Wigan. The forward is currently on loan at Sheffield Wednesday from the Latics having made a £2.5m move south from Rangers in the summer of 2018. (Various)