Championship rumours: Tottenham Hotspur target £10m-rated Leeds Utd midfielder | Wigan Athletic and Leeds in hunt for Portsmouth striker | Sheffield United renew interest in Birmingham City midfielder

Here are today's headlines and rumours from around the Championship.

By Colin Ainscough
Thursday, 23rd May 2019, 8:21 am
Updated Thursday, 23rd May 2019, 9:21 am
New Brighton boss Graham Potter is planning to make Chelsea's Reece James - who shone in the Championship last season - his first transfer of the summer, and will look to secure the defender on a loan deal.
New Brighton boss Graham Potter is planning to make Chelsea's Reece James - who shone in the Championship last season - his first transfer of the summer, and will look to secure the defender on a loan deal.

Tottenham Hotspur could land Leeds United midfielder Jack Clarke for £10m this summer, with the 18-year-old thought to be a key target for the Champions League finalists. (Daily Mail)

The odds of ex-Fulham boss Slavia Jokanovic becoming Middlesbrough's new manager have tumbled, and he appears to be sitting closely behind Jonathan Woodgate in the race to the hot-seat. (Teeside Live)

New Brighton boss Graham Potter is planning to make Chelsea's Reece James - who shone in the Championship last season - his first transfer of the summer, and will look to secure the defender on a loan deal. (The Sun)

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New Brighton boss Graham Potter is planning to make Chelsea's Reece James - who shone in the Championship last season - his first transfer of the summer, and will look to secure the defender on a loan deal.

Sheffield United are said to have renewed their interest in signing Birmingham City midfielder Jota, as Chris Wilder looks to add more creativity to his squad. (Sheffield Star)

Sheffield Wednesday's pursuit of Wigan Athletic ace Nick Powell is said to have ended, due to the Owls reportedly baulking at the player's wage demands. (Sheffield Star)

Stoke City are now believed to be the frontrunners to sign the former Manchester United man, who will be available as a free agent upon the expiry of his contract. (The Sun)

Wigan Athletic and Leeds are both said to be targeting Portsmouth striker Jamal Lowe, who scored 17 goals and made eight assists in the 2018/19 campaign. (Sky Sports)

Preston North End target Luca Connell has revealed he's eager to sort his future out quickly, as the Irish starlet looks to move away from Bolton following their relegation League One. (Lancs Live)