The Lilywhites picked up their seventh point out of a possible nine with their goalless draw against Bristol City at the weekend.
PNE head coach McAvoy said: “We are learning and developing, and seem to be progressing fairly decently as a team.
“I’m happy with that, we have made a couple of additions and the aim is to kick on from here."
Here are the best of today’s Championship rumours...
5. Former Barnsley defender lands National League move
Former Barnsley defender Zeki Fryers has completed a move to Stockport County after he was released by Swindon Town. The 29-year-old spent two years at the Oakwell Stadium. (The 72)
Photo: Dan Mullan
6. Former Birmingham City attacker joins the Indian Super League
Former Birmingham City man Greg Stewart has joined Indian Super League side Jamshedpur FC. The 31-year-old was released by Rangers at the end of their title-winning season. (The 72)
Photo: Ian MacNicol
7. West Ham and Everton express interest in Preston North End teenager
West Ham and Everton are reportedly interested in signing Preston North End midfielder Lewis Leigh. The 17-year-old has attracted the Premier League duo despite signing a new contract last month. (Football Insider)
Photo: Chris Brunskill
8. Rangers show interest in Cardiff City defender
Rangers are monitoring Cardiff City defender Ciaron Brown. The Northern Ireland international is available to speak to foreign clubs in January. (Vital Rangers)
Photo: Alex Livesey