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.

Friday, 29th November 2019, 5:10 pm
Updated Friday, 29th November 2019, 5:21 pm
Preston North End manager Alex Neil face a tough game against West Brom on Monday.

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.
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!
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.
Jarrod Bowen is on fire at the moment which of course means his future is hot discussion. However, owner Assem Allam seems reluctant to sell the forward, despite his contract expiring in the summer.
Its all been happening at Hillsborough this week with Garry Monk and Pep Clotets feud. However, the Owls face Charlton, who are under new ownership, in desperate need of a result to aid their play-off hopes.
Scott Parkers Fulham could heap the pressure on Leeds and West Brom as a win at Swansea on Friday night would put them two points off the top two. EFL expert Dave Prutton has tipped the Cottagers to win 2-0.
Jonathan Woodgate, who says Leeds will always have a special place in his heart, takes his Boro side to Elland Road without SEVEN first-team players. A tough ask - but are boosted by the 1-0 win over Barnsley in midweek.
Poor Helder Costa has been the subject of another scathing verdict from BBC man Whelan, who doubted his 15m price tag and claimed Wolves have got the better end of the deal. Ouch!