Leeds United and West Brom set to battle for 15-goal star, Rooney aiming high with Derby County, and more

Leeds United are in action against Cardiff City on Saturday afternoon, with the transfer window just around the corner. Here are today's Championship rumours.

Saturday, 14th December 2019, 10:43 am
Updated Saturday, 14th December 2019, 10:43 am
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Leeds United and West Brom are 'set to battle' to sign Hull City forward Jarrod Bowen in January, according to reports.

The Hull man failed to score at Elland Road on Tuesday, but has 15 goals for the campaign so far.

According to TEAMtalk, the two top sides in the Championship are going head-to-head again to secure his signature, though there are question marks surrounding the move.

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The striker would cost in excess of £10m, which raises questions around how Leeds would finance such a deal.

The rest of today's headlines:

Middlesbrough are reportedly ready to trigger the £2.6m release clause to sign Peterborough United starman Marcus Maddison. (Football Insider)

Former England star Wayne Rooney is targeting the play-offs with new club Derby County. (Derbyshire Live)

Sheffield Wednesday, West Brom and Swansea City are all interested in Charlton Athletic striker Lyle Taylor. (Sky)

Derby County believe that Oxford United captain Rob Dickie could be the perfect replacement for former defender and skipper Richard Keogh. (Football Insider)