Championship

Leeds United tipped to land Premier League winger next summer, Wolves eye Kalvin Phillips swoop despite new deal - Championship gossip

The Championship action will resume this weekend, and second tier sides will be eager to hit the ground running after the early break, and charge positively into the next stretch of the campaign.

As always, there's lots of talking points and rumours doing the rounds in the Championship, as off-the-field developments simmer away in the background. Scroll through the gallery to see all the latest news and gossip from the division.

Brentford skipper Pontus Jansson has expressed his delight at seeing his former Malmo coach Andreas Georgson join the Brentford set-up, after the club announced the backroom staff appointment. (Football League World)

1. Brentford skipper reunited with former coach

Brentford skipper Pontus Jansson has expressed his delight at seeing his former Malmo coach Andreas Georgson join the Brentford set-up, after the club announced the backroom staff appointment. (Football League World)
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New Huddersfield Town manager Danny Cowley has claimed he wouldn't have been able to 'live with the regret', had he turned down the big move from Lincoln City. (BBC Sport)

2. Terriers boss opens up on Imps exit

New Huddersfield Town manager Danny Cowley has claimed he wouldn't have been able to 'live with the regret', had he turned down the big move from Lincoln City. (BBC Sport)
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Middlesbrough look to have been dealt a blow ahead of the Championship's return this weekend, after Rudy Gestede suffered a thigh injury while on international duty with Benin. (The 72)

3. Middlesbrough striker injured on international duty

Middlesbrough look to have been dealt a blow ahead of the Championship's return this weekend, after Rudy Gestede suffered a thigh injury while on international duty with Benin. (The 72)
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Stoke City manager Nathan Jones has urged the club to give him the time necessary to turn around their fortunes this season, as his side currently sit slumped at the bottom of the table. (Stoke Sentinel)

4. Potters boss asks for more time

Stoke City manager Nathan Jones has urged the club to give him the time necessary to turn around their fortunes this season, as his side currently sit slumped at the bottom of the table. (Stoke Sentinel)
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