Leeds United 'join race' for £30m-rated Uruguay international, pundit makes bold claim on Leeds United boss' future - Championship gossip

Leeds United kept their fans on edge until the very end to secure their victory last Saturday, but their three points against Luton Town saw Marcelo Bielsa's side keep pace with West Bromwich Albion in the race for the Championship title.

Tuesday, 26th November 2019, 6:00 am

Whites fans don't have long to wait to see their team action again, as they're back on the road again on this evening to take on 18th placed Reading. In the meantime, here's all the latest news and gossip from the Championship.

Everton are believed to be looking to recall goalkeeper Joao Virginia from his loan spell with Reading, as the Royals aren't giving the player the amount of first team football they had hoped for. (Liverpool Echo)

Swansea City manager Steve Cooper has insisted that he won't force summer signing Aldo Kalulu back into action before he's ready, as the French striker continues his recovery from an ankle injury. (The 72)

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Reports from Italy have claimed that Leeds United are among a host of sides looking to sign Cagliari midfielder Nahitan Nandez, who joined the Serie A side from Boca Juniors only last summer. (Calciomercato)

Preston North End are said to be leading the chase to sign Liverpool goalkeeper Caoimhin Kelleher on loan in January, as they look to boost their options between the sticks. (Sky Sports)

Stoke City were said to be within a hair's breadth of securing Leicester City defender Filip Benkovic on loan over the summer, only for the Foxes to pull the plug after they failed to secure defensive cover. (Stoke Sentinel)

Football writer Phil Hay has suggested that Marcelo Bielsa could stay with Leeds United even if they don't secure promotion this season, if potential new investors QSI can convince him of their ambitions for the future. (The Athletic)

Huddersfield Town manager Danny Cowley has revealed that a left-sided defender is his number one priority in the upcoming transfer window, due to the lack of options currently available to him. (Yorkshire Post)

Cardiff City's new manager Neil Harris has branded his striker Lee Tomlin a "maverick", and suggested that he'll get more first team football than under their former boss Neil Warnock. (BBC Football)