Championship rumour mill: Leeds United chase Olympiacos midfielder

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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:

Vadis Odjidja-Ofoe has been linked with a move to Elland Road this summer.

Vadis Odjidja-Ofoe has been linked with a move to Elland Road this summer.

Whites chase Olympiacos midfielder

Leeds United are looking to land Olympiacos midfielder Vadis Odjidja-Ofoe on loan this summer, report Greek outlet Gazetta.gr.

The 29-year-old has previously had a spell in England with Norwich City, who he joined for the 2014-15 campaign, but made just 15 appearances in a two-year stay in Norfolk. Ofoe also spent a month in south Yorkshire with Rotherham United where he featured just four times scoring once.

The Belgian made the switch to Polish side Legia Warsaw before signing with Greek Super League Champions Olympicos last summer.

Elsewhere in the Championship...

Aston Villa will have to stump up £12m if they want to sign winger Robert Snodgrass on a permanent deal this summer with West Bromich Albion ready to swoop, report the Birmingham Mail.

Aston Villa and Celtic both want to sign Yeovil Town's 22-year-old Welsh defender Tom James, report the Birmingham Mail.

Elsewhere from the world of football...

Monaco will consider offers for France midfielder Thomas Lemar this summer. Arsenal and Liverpool have both been linked with the 22-year-old, report Telefoot.

LA Galaxy striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic says the chance of him playing for Sweden in this year's World Cup in Russia is "sky high", despite the 36-year-old retiring from international football in 2016, report The Sun.

Chelsea's Germany defender Antonio Rudiger, 25, says he has "no idea" why he did not play against Southampton, adding that he was "fully fit" for Saturday's match, report The Mirror.

Newcastle boss Rafael Benitez will seek talks with owner Mike Ashley before signing a new contract. The Spaniard wants to ensure there is enough money for summer signings before committing to the club, report The Telegraph.

Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson says he regrets not being able to persuade 25-year-old Eagles winger Wilfried Zaha to play for England over Ivory Coast, report The Mail.

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