Ex-Preston North End ace could join club's divisional rivals, Brentford join chase for in-demand winger

Preston North End didn't get 2021 off to the best of starts, when they were defeated 1-0 by Nottingham Forest last Saturday. Alex Neil will be looking for a reaction from his side this weekend, when they take on Wycombe Wanderers - a side they drew with last month - in the third round of the FA Cup.

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(Photo by Lewis Storey/Getty Images)
(Photo by Lewis Storey/Getty Images)

Meanwhile, the Lilywhites continue to eye potential transfer deals behind the scenes, as the club hope to bolster his squad ahead of a gruelling second half of the season. In the meantime, here's the latest Championship news, as the January transfer window begins to heat up:

Watford have received a double boost ahead of their eagerly-anticipated FA Cup tie against Man Utd, with star man Joao Pedro and Craig Cathcart both returning to training following hamstring injuries. (Club website)

Nottingham Forest have been tipped to rival a number of clubs for Benfica midfielder Filip Krovinovic. The Croatian midfielder, currently on loan at West Brom, could be allowed to move elsewhere to get more game time. (Sport Witness)

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Middlesbrough are said to have joined Sheffield Wednesday, Rotherham United and Derby County in the race to sign ex-Blackpool striker Armand Gnanuillet. He scored 18 goals for the Tangerines last season. (Football Insider)

Barnsley have bolstered their attacking unit with the signing of striker Carlton Morris from Norwich City. The 25-year-old made just one appearance for his former club during his seven years on the books. (BBC Sport)

Following reports that Aston Villa could striker Keinan Davis out on loan this month, Swansea City and Bournemouth are the latest sides to be linked with the 22-year-old talent. (The Independent)

Sheffield Wednesday are rumoured to be eyeing a loan move for Cardiff City defender Gregg Cunningham. The ex-Man City and Preston North End has been capped four times for the Republic of Ireland. (Football Insider)

Reports from Poland have linked Manchester City with a shock move for Derby County winger Kamil Jozwiak. The 22-year-old has been backed by a City scout to thrive in the Premier League. (Sport Witness)

Barnsley, Luton Town and Brentford have all been credited with an interest in ex-Aston Villa winger Andre Green. He's currently a free agent, having left the Villains last summer upon the expiry of his contract. (The Athletic)