Preston North End manager Alex Neil face a tough game against West Brom on Monday.

Championship manager makes bold Preston claim, Leeds United man criticised by ex-striker, Ex-Manchester United star set for long-awaited appearance - Championship preview

Preston North End face top-of-the-table West Bromwich Albion on Monday in what is likely to be an action-packed weekend in the Championship.

As ever, with some key games to watch out for, we preview the main talking points ahead of this weekend's Championship fixture list. Scroll and click through the pages...

The former Manchester United star will take in Derbys clash with Queens Park Rangers from the dugout ahead of officially beginning his player/coach role in January.

1. Wayne Rooney in Derby dugout

The former Manchester United star will take in Derbys clash with Queens Park Rangers from the dugout ahead of officially beginning his player/coach role in January.
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According to The Athletic, Sabri Lamouchi is likely to seal the signature of Newcastle United striker Dwight Gayle in January - one of the Championships deadliest marksman. Exciting news ahead of their clash with Cardiff.

2. Nottingham Forest make transfer breakthrough

According to The Athletic, Sabri Lamouchi is likely to seal the signature of Newcastle United striker Dwight Gayle in January - one of the Championships deadliest marksman. Exciting news ahead of their clash with Cardiff.
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After losing a relegation six-pointer to Middlesbrough on Wednesday, Gerhard Strubers Barnsley could effectively be cut adrift by Hull City - and he has only been in the job a couple of weeks!

3. Yorkshire derby at Oakwell

After losing a relegation six-pointer to Middlesbrough on Wednesday, Gerhard Strubers Barnsley could effectively be cut adrift by Hull City - and he has only been in the job a couple of weeks!
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The Whites went top of the table on Tuesday evening before West Broms win against Bristol City, 24 hours later. Indeed, Marcelo Bielsa will be hoping the same will happen this weekend with the Baggies not in action until Monday.

4. Leeds have chance to capitalise again

The Whites went top of the table on Tuesday evening before West Broms win against Bristol City, 24 hours later. Indeed, Marcelo Bielsa will be hoping the same will happen this weekend with the Baggies not in action until Monday.
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