Leeds United linked with ex-Atletico Madrid starlet, Whites could land £10m Premier League striker this summer - Championship gossip

While the Championship season won't return until June 1st at the earliest, the EFL continue to plan the best way to resume play, and it looks like it could well return this summer, albeit behind closed doors.

Thursday, 14th May 2020, 7:30 am
Updated Thursday, 14th May 2020, 7:38 am
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Meanwhile, Leeds United are still working relentlessly on their fitness and staying focused, as they look to at last secure promotion if given the go-ahead this summer. For now, here's all the latest news and gossip from the Championship:

Ex-footballer Alex Bruce has claimed Celtic would be the ideal club for Stoke City starlet Mamadou Sankoh to join this summer, suggesting they'd be the ideal stepping stone to eventually securing a bigger move. (Football Insider)
Birmingham City could be set to challenge Burnley and Norwich City for QPR 'keeper Seny Dieng, who has impressed during a loan spell with Doncaster Rovers this season. (Football League World)

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Nottingham Forest are said to have failed in an attempt to sign Ural Yekaterinburg midfielder Petrus Boumal last January, with the club's asking price proving too steep. (Sport Witness)
Nottingham Forest midfielder Joe Lolley has taken to social media to hit out at the Government for their handling of the COVID-19 crisis, criticising them for not getting "the basics" right. (Twitter)
Spanish reports have suggested that Leeds United are closely monitoring Elche left-back Juan Cruz, who could leave this summer on a bargain 4m deal due to a contract release clause. (AS)
Sheffield Wednesday ace Tom Lees has revealed he's eager for the season to return, but remains concerned over the possibility of he or his teammates catching COVID-19 and passing it on to a family member. (The Star)
Preston North End ace Billy Bodin has revealed that the coronavirus lockdown has enabled him to step up his recovery from injury, and could play a part in the club's play-off push should the season resume. (Club website)
Middlesbrough striker Britt Assombalonga has looked to quieten speculation that he could leave the club this summer, citing the fact he still has a year remaining on his current deal. (Nottingham Post)
Leeds United's hopes of finally signing Southampton's Che Adams look to have been boosted, with the Premier League side apparently ready to sell the forward for just 10m. (Football Insider)