Leeds United tipped for top tier defender swoop in January, fresh twist in Jack Clarke saga - Championship gossip

Ah, the international break. While there's something a little disconcerting about there being no domestic football at the weekend, rest assured that second tier sides are working away relentlessly behind the scenes, as they look to hit the ground running next week.

Thursday, 5th September 2019, 6:54 am

On top of that, there's the rather important matter of two big clubs still hunting for a new manager - a process they'll want to wrap up sooner rather than later. Click and scroll through the gallery to see all the latest news and gossip from the Championship...

Former Hull City and Sheffield United manager Nigel Adkins has emerged as the new, 1/2 odds-on favourite for the Huddersfield Town job, as the Terriers move closer to appointing a new manager. (Sky Bet)
Fulham youngster Steven Sessegnon is believed to be a target for Spurs, who signed his twin brother, Ryan, for 25m on deadline day in the summer transfer window. (The Sun)
West Bromwich Albion are hopeful of welcoming both Kieran Gibbs and Conor Townsend back to the side after the international break, with manager Slaven Bilic confirming they're close to full fitness. (Birmingham Mail)

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Sheffield Wednesday are likely to have to fork out 1m if they're to acquire the services of Lincoln City boss Danny Cowley - a fee which Huddersfield Town met before the manager rejected them. (Daily Mail)
Leeds United have been linked with a surprise January move for Hamilton's 19-year-old defender George Stanger, who has been capped at youth level for New Zealand. (Glasgow Evening Times)
Swansea City have appointed their legendary former player Leon Britton as their new sporting director. He made 520 appearances for the club during his career. (BBC Sport)
Derby County have confirmed their centre-back Max Hunt has completed a loan move to Conference Premier side Aldershot Town, as he looks to continue his impressive development. (Derby Telegraph)
Chelsea are the latest side to be linked with Wigan Atheltic wonderkid Joe Gelhardt, who is also understood to be a target for both Liverpool and Everton. (Goal)
Tottenham Hotspur winger Jack Clarke could be set to leave Leeds United in January, with Spurs eager for him to play regular first team football elsewhere on loan. (Football.London)