Leeds United could have edge in £20 million defender pursuit, bold claim made over Elland Road expansion - Championship gossip

The Easter weekend just wasn't the same without the usual bumper programme of Championship action, but hopes of the season resuming have recently come to light, with suggestions of a potential restart in June with games behind closed doors.

Tuesday, 14th April 2020, 9:54 am

While the EFL consider the safest and fairest way to conclude the season, Leeds United will be remaining focused on their individual training plans, which will keep them fit and ready to go should they be given the go-ahead to return to action. Here's all the latest news and transfer gossip from the Championship.

Sheffield Wednesday ace Barry Bannan has moved to clarify recent quotes regarding Brentford, insisting he is merely a great admirer of the club, and has no desire to join them. (The Star)
Ex-Reading boss Jaap Stam could be set for an exciting new career move, with MLS side FC Cincinnati said to be eager to bring him in as their new manager. (ESPN)

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QPR are said to be plotting a move for Spurs defender Jonathan Dinzeyi. He joined the club on trial earlier in the season, but lost his chance to impress due to the coronavirus lockdown. (London Football News)
Huddersfield Town 'keeper Jonas Lossl, back on loan from Everton, has criticised decision makers at the club for 'dismantling' the squad, following their relegation last season. (Sport Witness)
Leeds United's hopes of luring Ben White away from Brighton could be given a boost by his current Leeds teammates, who are said to be working relentlessly to convince him to stay beyond his loan. (Football Insider)
Blackburn Rovers loanee Christian Walton is set to be given a chance to fight for the number one shirt at Brighton next season, rather than being sent out for what would be an eighth loan spell. (The Athletic)
Derby County will demand a 5 million fee for their exciting young midfielder Max Bird, amid speculation that Chelsea are looking to snap up the starlet this summer. (Derby Telegraph)
Spanish side Alaves are said to be mulling over the possibility of signing West Brom's Oliver Burke on a permanent deal this summer. He's proved a useful rotation option this season. (AS)
Paul Robinson has argued that, should Leeds become a Premier League mainstay, Elland Road should look to expand significantly, as they could fill a stadium three times the current capacity. (MOT News)