Sheffield Wednesday 'in talks' with Chelsea over defender deal, Owls battle for Premier League winger - and the rest of the latest Championship news

There's just two days left of the summer transfer window, and Championship clubs are working relentlessly behind the scenes ahead of Thursday's big deadline day.

Wednesday, 7th August 2019, 8:25 am
Championship rumours

Here's all the latest rumours from the Championship...

Brentford look to have secured a replacement for striker Neal Maupay, with the club believed to homing in on Amiens forward Saman Ghoddos, who has 21 caps for Iran. (Football Insider). (Photo: Francois Lo Presti/Getty Images)
Middlesbrough are believed to be chasing Fleetwood Town winger Wes Burns, who has previously been capped at U21 level for Wales. (Football League World) (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

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Cardiff City are looking to beat Swansea City to the capture of Birmingham City striker Isaac Vassell, after swooping in to hijack the Swans' deal. (Wales Online) (Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images)
Bristol City look set to continue their bold summer squad overhaul, with Benfica's 21-year-old right-back Pedro Pereira being lined up as their latest signing. (Bristol Post). (Photo by Paolo Rattini/Getty Images)
Derby County and Sheffield Wednesday are among a number of clubs after Newcastle winger Jacob Murphy, who has been deemed surplus to requirements at St James' Park. (The Sun) (Photo by Fred Lee/Getty Images)
Leeds are reportedly ready to splash out £10m for Liverpool winger Ryan Kent, as they look to finally secure the highly-rated Red. (Goal). (Photo by Tim Bradbury/Getty Images)
Hull City are said to be lining up a move for Sheffield United defender Ben Heneghan, who is likely to leave the Blades before Thursday's deadline. (Sky Sports). (Photo by George Wood/Getty Images)
Leeds United are said to be pursuing a loan move for Arsenal starlet Eddie Nketiah, as they look to replace Kemar Roofe up-front. (BBC Football). (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)
Sheffield Wednesday are understood to have opened talks with Chelsea over a permanent deal for defender Michael Hector, following an excellent loan spell at Hillsborough last season. (Daily Mail). (Photo by Nathan Stirk/Getty Images)