Championship rumour mill: Leeds United join race for Northern Irish youngster

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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:

Elland Road.

Elland Road.

Whites join race for Crusaders striker

Leeds United are in talks to sign winger Gavin Whyte from Irish Premiership champions Crusaders, report Sky Sports.

The Northern Irishman scored 21 goals this season as his side claimed the NIFL Premiership title for the third time in four years. Whyte has been capped by his country at U21 level and there are said to be up to 10 clubs interested in landing his signature this summer.

Elsewhere from the world of football...

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is interested in 18-year-old Ajax winger Justin Kluivert, the son of Dutch legend Patrick. (Daily Mirror)

Everton are considering a move for former Watford boss Marco Silva to replace Sam Allardyce. (Goal)

Bayern Munich will make a bid for Juventus striker Paulo Dybala, 24, if they lose Robert Lewandowski. (Bild)

Arsenal have beaten Bayern Munich to the signing of Turkish defender Caglar Soyuncu, who currently plays in the Bundesliga with Freiburg. (Evening Standard)

Tottenham are preparing to to make a £30m summer move for Southampton defender Ryan Bertrand (Daily Star)

Liverpool will be forced to pay £10m to Southampton if they win the Champions League over clauses in the contracts of ex-Saints Virgil van Dijk, Sadio Mane, Dejan Lovren, Nathaniel Clyne and Adam Lallana. (The Sun)

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp wants to sign Borussia Dortmund winger Christian Pulisic. (Daily Mirror)

Former Leicester City boss Claudio Ranieri has dared Nantes to sack him after the club's president accused him of being unprofessional. (Leicester Mercury)

Aston Villa will try to re-sign West Brom's English midfielder Gareth Barry if they are promoted from the Championship. (Daily Mirror)

Midfielder Marouane Fellaini and his representatives will continue discussions with Manchester United over a new contract. (Sky Sports)

Stoke boss Paul Lambert has played down reports linking Championship winners Wolves with a £35m move for goalkeeper Jack Butland. (Express and Star)

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