Shock second favourite emerges for Sheffield Wednesday job, Leeds draw closer to securing star player future, QPR midfielder set for exit

The third weekend of the 2019/20 Championship season is just around the corner, and it’s set to be another set of action-packed fixtures in the English second tier.

Friday, 16th August 2019, 7:41 am
Updated Friday, 16th August 2019, 7:41 am
Championship rumours

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

Middlesbrough's Rudy Gestede is set to miss his chance to return to Blackburn Rovers - where he scored 35 goals in 73 games - this weekend, after suffering a hamstring injury. (Hartlepool Mail). (Photo by Nigel Roddis/Getty Images)
Stoke City boss Nathan Jones has insisted that the club have had no bids for midfielder Badou Ndiaye, despite a host of clubs being linked with the Senegalese sensation. (Stoke Sentinel). (Photo credit: MOHAMED EL-SHAHED/AFP/Getty Images)

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Spanish side Real Vallecano are believed to be keen on a temporary move for Swansea City forward Borja Baston, who has spent the last two season on loan in his home country. (Football League World). (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)
West Bromwich Albion boss Slaven Bilic has insisted he won't be rushing Charlie Austin into to regular action too soon, despite the new signing scoring eight minutes into his debut against Millwall. (Express & Star). (Photo by Harry Trump/Getty Images)
Sol Campbell has emerged as a surprise second favourite for the Sheffield Wednesday job, after leaving Macclesfield Town by mutual consent. (Sky Bet) (Photo by Pete Norton/Getty Images)
Queens Park Rangers midfielder Sean Goss is said to be close to leaving the club, with Shrewsbury Town his most likely destination. (West London Sport). (Photo by Alex Pantling/Getty Images)
Leeds United are said to be 'close' to finally tying down star midfielder Kalvin Phillips to a new contract, after a summer of speculation linking the 23-year-old with a move away from Elland Road. (The Athletic). (Photo by Matt King/Getty Images)