Championship Live: team news and transfer rumours as Leeds United enter four club race for Portsmouth star, Aston Villa and Derby County battling for Chelsea youngster | 7 November

Just two days to go until Championship football returns, but some clubs are already looking ahead to the January transfer window as they identify key targets and hand new contracts to their most important players.

Keep track of all the latest team news, injury updates and transfer rumours on our live blog.

Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe