Leeds United tipped to land Premier League star next summer, Whites target eyed by rival club - Championship gossip

Just when the Championship had built up some fresh momentum, it's all ground to a halt again as the competition takes a breather for the international break, where England will be looking to secure their place at Euro 2020 with their exciting team of talented youngsters.

Monday, 7th October 2019, 06:35 am
Updated Monday, 7th October 2019, 06:36 am
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A 2-1 loss to Millwall was far from the ideal way for Leeds United to head into the break, but they remain just two points off the top of the division in a densely packed league table. While international duty takes centre stage, second tier managers will be hard at work in the background, preparing for the league action to resume later in the month. Click and scroll through the gallery to see all the latest news and gossip from the Championship...

Wigan are apparently taking on the likes of Manchester City in the pursuit of Norwegian teenager Filip Moller Delaveris, who has been turning heads in his native land with top tier side Odds BK. (Football League World)
Middlesbrough could be looking to land Kilmarnock star Stephen O'Donnell, whose contract expires at the end of the current campaign. He's been capped 11 time at senior level for Scotland. (Daily Record)
A host of Premier League sides are said to be plotting a move for Preston North End's 10m-rated defender Ben Davies, who has been a rock at the back for his side this season. (The Sun)

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Huddersfield Town are said to be jostling with Serie A side Sampdoria for Nigerian striker Emeka Eze, who has lit up the Turkish top tier with four goals in five matches so far this season on loan with Adanasport. (Sport Witness)
Liverpool midfielder James Milner is said to be willing to take a massive 120k-per-week pay cut to re-join Leeds United, once his contract expires at the end of the season, regardless of whether they earn promotion. (Football Insider)
Bristol City manager Lee Johnson has claimed that his goalkeeper Daniel Bentley would have earned an England call-up if he played in the top tier, following his heroics in a 1-0 win over Reading. (Bristol Post)
Newcastle United are rumoured to be lining up a January bid for Nottingham Forest centre-back Joe Worrall, who was a Toulon Tournament winner with England back in 2017. (The 72)
Sheffield Wednesday boss Garry Monk has claimed it was his side's 'assertive' style of play that pleased him the most, following their 1-0 win over Wigan Athletic on Saturday. (Sheffield Star)
Sheffield United are rumoured to be plotting a January swoop for 15m-rated Brentford striker Ollie Watkins, who was said to be a Leeds United target over the summer. (The Sun)