Aston Villa close in on £12m Brentford defender, Leeds to battle with Man City and Spurs for 15-year-old wonderkid, Derby County eye Arsenal midfielder - Championship rumours

Today's round-up features news from Aston Villa, Leeds Utd, Swansea City, Middlesbrough and Sheffield Wednesday.

Thursday, 11th July 2019, 8:33 am
Updated Thursday, 11th July 2019, 9:33 am
Championship rumours

These are the latest headlines from across the Championship today...

Aston Villa are reportedly closing in on the signing of Brentford's powerhouse defender Ezri Konsa, who is said to have undergone a medical ahead of a 12m move. (Sky Sports)
Leeds United are set to battle it out with the likes of Manchester City and Spurs to sign 15-year-old Linfield wonderkid midfielder Charlie Allen. (Belfast Telegraph)

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Fenerbahce striker Michael Frey is believed to be keen on a move to England, amid interest from Leeds United and Middlesbrough. (The 72)
Sheffield Wednesday manager Steve Bruce will cost Newcastle 'much more' than the initially reported 1m compensation fee, should they look to appoint the Owls boss. (The Sun)
Brentford look to have joined the race to sign Southampton striker Sam Gallagher, who will leave the club in search of first team football this summer. (Lancashire Telegraph)
Middlesbrough goalkeeper Darren Randolph is said to be a target of Aston Villa, should they fail to land Stoke City stopper Jack Butland. (Football League World)
Derby County are eager to land Arsenal midfielder Krystian Bielik, who is set to go on loan again this season. (Daily Telegraph)
Manchester City are homing in on West Bromwich Albion's 16-year-old forward Morgan Rogers, who is set to cost around 4 million. (Sky Sports)
Swansea City appear to be after Tottenham Hotspur hotshot Tashan Oakley-Boothe, who played a key role in England's U17 World Cup winning side. (Daily Mail)