Leeds United tipped to land Premier League winger next summer, Wolves eye Kalvin Phillips swoop despite new deal - Championship gossip

The Championship action will resume this weekend, and second tier sides will be eager to hit the ground running after the early break, and charge positively into the next stretch of the campaign.

Tuesday, 10th September 2019, 6:33 am

As always, there's lots of talking points and rumours doing the rounds in the Championship, as off-the-field developments simmer away in the background. Scroll through the gallery to see all the latest news and gossip from the division.

Brentford skipper Pontus Jansson has expressed his delight at seeing his former Malmo coach Andreas Georgson join the Brentford set-up, after the club announced the backroom staff appointment. (Football League World)
New Huddersfield Town manager Danny Cowley has claimed he wouldn't have been able to 'live with the regret', had he turned down the big move from Lincoln City. (BBC Sport)

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Middlesbrough look to have been dealt a blow ahead of the Championship's return this weekend, after Rudy Gestede suffered a thigh injury while on international duty with Benin. (The 72)
Stoke City manager Nathan Jones has urged the club to give him the time necessary to turn around their fortunes this season, as his side currently sit slumped at the bottom of the table. (Stoke Sentinel)
Leeds United have been tipped to sign loanee Jack Harrison permanently from Manchester City in the summer, due to an option-to-buy clause that exists in the current deal. (Football Insider)
Hull City goalkeeper George Long has said he had ambitions to play in the Premier League, and believes he can get there with the Tigers in the future. (Hull Daily Mail)
Sheffield Wednesday's new manager Garry Monk has revealed he told his squad he wants them to 'strive for more', and will look to ensure a positive mentality both off and on the pitch. (Sheffield Star)
Josh McEachran is currently on a trial period with Birmingham City, following a summer in which he failed to secure a contract with Sheffield Wednesday despite having a similar spell with the Owls. (Birmingham Mail)
Wolverhampton Wanderers are still keen on Leeds star Kalvin Phillips despite him signing a new long-term deal, as his new contract apparently has a 'get-out' clause should the Whites not secure promotion. (Daily Star)