Leeds United face Liverpool competition for ace, Bielsa in striker transfer blow, Ex-Whites man calls fans 'best in the country' - Championship rumour mill

All the latest news, transfer speculation and more from around the Championship, including news from Leeds United, West Brom and more

Sunday, 12th April 2020, 10:48 am
All the latest from the Championship rumours. Picture: SNS

With the coronavirus pandemic everything else has taken somewhat of a back seat. Leeds United were meant to be preparing for a match with Swansea City tomorrow. Instead uncertainty continues as to when football will start up again.

Transfer news has been on the back burner with clubs just trying to make sure they are robust to survive the football lockdown. It doesn’t, however, mean there has been no news and speculation, everything from solutions to the current climate as well as possible moves.

Click and scroll through to see the latest from Championship, including Leeds United.

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Leeds United captain Liam Cooper is hoping defender Ben White stays with the club past this season. The centre-back is on loan from Brighton but has been linked with a move to Liverpool due to his performances at Elland Road. (Sky Sports)
Sheffield Wednesday midfielder Barry Bannan has revealed Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola told him he was a “fantastic footballer”. It came after Manchester City had defeated the Owls 1-0 in the FA Cup. (Daily Record)
Bristol City manager Lee Johnson has proposed a radical ‘tournament-style’ plan to finish the league season. There is yet to date for the return of football but Johnson reckons once there is, it will benefit the players. (BBC)
West Brom boss Slaven Bilic has confirmed the club want to secure loan duo Matheus Pereira and Filip Krovinovic on permanent deals. The duo are on loan from Portuguese giants Sporting Club and Benfica respectively and have impressed. (Birmingham Live)
Nigel Adkins has admitted that the decision to leave Hull City last year was the hardest one he has had to make in football. He had been close to signing a contract extension before talks faltered due to clauses. (Hull Live)
Norwich City made a bizarre move for Sheffield Wednesday striker Jordan Rhodes. The Canaries tried to sign the player last summer from the Owls but wanted him for free, according to Wednesday chairman Dejphon Chansiri. (Teeside Live)
The PFA are continuing to work with the Football League as an agreement on wage deferrals is sought. The Championship clubs have held discussions with the organisation, while some, including Leeds United, have already taken action. (Sky Sports)
Leeds United have suffered a transfer blow with the news Swansea City are keen to re-sign Rhian Brewster on loan for next season. The Liverpool striker is currently on a loan deal with the Swans until the end of the campaign. (Telegraph)
Former Leeds United striker Chris Wood has called the club’s fans the best in the country when they are behind you. The New Zealander had an up and down time at Elland Road, noting when things aren’t going well it can be difficult with the support letting the players know their feelings. (Sky Sports)