Sheffield Wednesday close in on new manager, Premier League duo battle for Wigan wonderkid - Championship gossip

While the bulk of media attention has now turned towards Gareth Southgate's England side in the international break, Championship clubs are hard at work - looking to learn from their opening six matches of the season, and preparing to forge ahead once domestic action resumes.

Wednesday, 4th September 2019, 7:47 am
Updated Wednesday, 4th September 2019, 7:48 am

The 2019/20 season is shaping up to be a cracker, with an enthralling campaign lying ahead. Scroll and click through the gallery below to see all the latest news and gossip from the Championship...

Brentford defender Pontus Jansson has claimed that he turned down an offer from an unnamed Premier League side in the summer, such was his desire to join the Bees. (HITC). (Photo by George Wood/Getty Images)
New West Bromwich Albion signing Charlie Austin has hinted that he's aiming to score twenty goals this season, after posting a Tweet tracking his gruelling new fitness regime. (Football League World). (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

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Former Manchester United star Gary Neville has branded Leeds United's boss Marcelo Bielsa's press conferences as 'hard to watch', and has urged the Argentine to learn English rather than use a translator. (Team Talk). (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)
Markus Henriksen has claimed he's ready to battle for a first team spot with Hull City, after failing to secure a move away from the club during the summer transfer window. (Hull Daily Mail). (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)
Sheffield Wednesday are said to be in advanced talks with Lincoln City boss Danny Cowley over becoming their new manager, as the Owls look to secure a successor to Steve Bruce. (Sky Sports). (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)
Danish side FC Midtjylland managed to snap up Brentford striker Emiliano Marcondes just before the transfer window closed on Wednesday, signing the 24-year-old on a loan deal. (BBC Football). (Photo by Warren Little/Getty Images)
Leeds United are still the bookies' favourites to be promoted this season, with Fulham, West Bromwich Albion and Swansea City also among the current front-runners. (Sky Bet). (Photo by Matthew Lewis/Getty Images)
Cardiff City boss Neil Warnock is hopeful of having a trio of injured players back after the international break, with Jazz Richard, Sol Bamba and Isaac Vassell all close to returning. (Wales Online). (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)
Both Everton and Liverpool and said to be interested in Wigan Athletic striker Joe Gelhardt, who has previously scored 15 goals in 17 games at U17 level for England. (Goal). (Photo by Jan Kruger/Getty Images)