Here’s all the latest rumours from around the Championship... Ex-QPR defender Steven Caulker looks set for a move to Ukraine as he is said to be training with Arsenal Kiev ahead if a proposed move.The 26-year-old most recently played in the SPL for Dundee but left the club after activating a release clause in his contract.Nottingham Forest continue to be linked with a move for Iranian international forward Karim Ansarifard.Forest manager Aitor Karanka has said the club will remain patient in their pursuit of the 28-year-old, who left Olympiakos after his contract was cancelled.Former Sheffield Wednesday midfielder Sean Clare, who was linked with moves to Championship clubs including Aston Villa and Leeds United, officially joined SPL side Hearts over the weekend.The 21-year-old turned down a new contract at Hillsborough and became a free agent in the summer, but as he is under 23 the Owls could receive up to £130,000 in compensation. … [Read more...] about Championship transfer rumours: Steven Caulker could join Ukrainian club, Nottingham Forest chasing striker signing and ex-Sheffield Wednesday player rejects Championship for Scottish move
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Here’s all the latest rumours from around the Championship… Derby County manager Frank Lampard has revealed that he tried to sign Chelsea youngster Ethan Ampadu on loan during the transfer window.The 18-year-old impressed while in action for Wales in the UEFA Nations League, but Lampard revealed that Blues boss Maurizio Sarri blocked the move.Aston Villa full back Ritchie De Laet has joined Melbourne City on loan for the season. Despite featuring prominently in pre-season, De Laet’s move will reportedly allow Steve Bruce to pursue free agent and ex-Crystal Palace man Bakary Sako.Meanwhile in non-transfer related Championship news, Sheffield Wednesday have reached an agreement with the BBC to allow Radio Sheffield to resume their commentary of away matches.The iFollow service will continue to provide commentary of both home and away matches. … [Read more...] about Championship transfer rumours: Derby County tried to sign Chelsea starlet, Aston Villa’s Ritchie De Laet leaves the club and Sheffield Wednesday reach agreement with BBC
0 Have your say Here are the latest rumours involving Yorkshire’s clubs ahead of the closing of the loan deadline window on Friday at 5pm. Out-of-favour Wolves defender Danny Batth has caught the eye of two Yorkshire clubs as they are hoping to strengthen their sides before the loan deadline closes. Leeds United and Sheffield Wednesday are the two clubs looking to secure the signature of the six foot three central defender who has failed to make an appearance this season.Leeds United midfielder Eunan O’Kane, meanwhile, looked set to join Charlton early in the window however he is reluctant to drop out of the Championship. O’Kane is now highly likely to stay at Leeds for the foreseeable future. Izzy Brown could be a possible loan signing for Leeds as cover for Samu Saiz in the attacking midfield area.Barnsley are hoping to snatch Portsmouth’s Conor Chaplin from Coventry. Barnsley’s late interest has reportedly sparked a bidding war … [Read more...] about Transfer gossip, Thursday: Leeds United and Sheffield Wednesday eye Wolves defender
It looks like Sheffield Wednesday will have a fight on their hands for Danny Batth if they are to bring him to Hillsborough before the end of the loan window tomorrow. According to Birmingham Live, Leeds United have joined the race for the Wolves defender at the last minute and could jeopardise any move to the Owls.Batth appears to be Wednesday’s main target in the remainder of the window if the rumours are to be believed and there were positive signs of progress earlier in the week when the 27-year-old was left out of Nuno Espirito Santo’s Carabao Cup squad.New Wolves signing Leander Dendoncker has pushed Batth down the pecking order to fifth-choice centre-back, meaning it is likely he will head out on loan before Friday’s deadline.If Jos Luhukay can persuade Batth to join Wednesday it won’t be the first time the Wolves man has represented the club – he played for the Owls during loan spells in 2010/11 and 2011/12.Will top of the table Leeds … [Read more...] about Sheffield Wednesday: Could there be a late twist in the tale in the Owls’ pursuit of Danny Batth?
Sheffield United manager Chris Wilder has said he will not guarantee game time for players he signs on loan as part of any deal at Bramall Lane, even if it affects their choice to join the club. The Blades boss has insists that every player in his squad must have earned their place on merit, rather than contractual obligation.This comes after the news that Crystal Palace are willing to lend players to EFL clubs for free if the loan club agree to a set number of appearances for the player.United have been mentioned as a suitable location for Palace’s Connor Wickham, as Wilder is still in the hunt for a striker.Meanwhile, Ryan Leonard could be on the move after he was linked with a loan deal to Millwall that could become permanent in January.Sheffield Wednesday have not been linked with many players since their transfer embargo was lifted, but they wrapped up one of the most important deals in the Championship yesterday by extending Barry Bannan’s contract until 2021.The … [Read more...] about Sheffield United and Sheffield Wednesday transfer rumours: Wilder’s transfer policy could affect incoming players and Owls will have to battle rivals for Danny Batth