Leeds United's Marcelo Bielsa discusses Jack Clarke absence, Eddie Nketiah lauds Leeds supporters - Championship gossip

It's set to be a very busy few days in the Championship, as European sides and those in the lower domestic leagues look to snap up signings from the English second tier.

Friday, 30th August 2019, 06:36 am

On top of that, there's two massive manager vacancies to be filled as well. Scroll and click through the gallery below, so you can see all the latest gossip and rumours from the Championship...

Blackburn Rovers could be set to sign a new goalkeeper, with former Crewe Alexandra stopper Ben Garratt said to be on a trial period with the club. (The 72)
Cardiff City are reportedly keeping tabs on as many as 15 free agent central midfielders, as the Bluebirds boss Neil Warnock looks to strengthen his squad. (BBC Football)
Sheffield Wednesday defender David Bates has revealed Lee Bullen has told him to remain patient in his pursuit of first team football, but is keen to earn his place in the near future. (Sheffield Star)

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Bournemouth are said to have blocked backup goalkeeper Asmir Begovic from re-joining Stoke City earlier in the summer, as the Cherries wish to keep a strong crop of 'keepers on the books. (Daily Star)
Arsenal striker Eddie Nketiah has claimed he's excited to continue impressing 'crazy' Leeds United fans on his loan spell, after becoming an immediate fans' favourite at Elland Road. (BBC Sport)
Celtic are moving closer to landing Birmingham City youngster Mitchell Roberts, despite Manchester City also being keen on the teenage centre-back. (The Sun)
West Bromwich Albion have completed the signing veteran goalkeeper Ali Al-Habsi, who has previously spent 12 years in English football with the likes of Wigan Athletic and Bolton. (Sky Sports)
Charlton Athletic manager Lee Bowyer has hinted that the club could well sign Wales international Adam Mathews, as the Addicks look to bolster their back-line with the trialist defender. (Football League World)
Leeds United manager Marcelo Bielsa has suggested that Jack Clarke has featured sparingly so far this season due to fierce competition for his starting spot, and urged the player to improve. (Yorkshire Evening Post)