Championship rumour mill: Leeds United chase £5m-rated Peterborough striker Marriott

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Here are the latest Championship transfer rumours from around the web...

Has transfer silly season arrived already? Well, it appears so... we round up the latest transfer rumours from the Championship and beyond. Here's the latest from the tabloids and around the web:

Whites in the running to land Peterborough striker Jack Marriott

Leeds United are chasing the signature of Peterborough United striker Jack Marriott who Posh value at £5m, according to the Daily Mail.

Marriott has been linked with the Whites in the past and United now face stiff competition from Sheffield Wednesday and Nottingham Forest if they are to land their man.

The former Luton Town striker has notched 32 goals in 53 games for Peterborough since making the switch from Kenilworth Road last summer.

Elsewhere from the world of football...

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola will sign a one-year contract extension before the end of the season, report the Daily Mirror.

Brazil playmaker Willian says is happy to remain at Chelsea, despite interest from Manchester United in the 29-year-old, report the Daily Mirror.

Tottenham, Manchester United, Everton and Newcastle are interested in signing Southampton's 28-year-old England left-back Ryan Bertrand, report The Sun.

Newcastle are keen to sign 22-year-old Brazilian Kenedy, who is loan from Chelsea, on a permanent basis but may face competition from Tottenham, Bayern Munich and Paris St-Germain for the winger, report the Northern Echo.

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