Here are Thursday’s EFL Championship transfer rumours

Preston North End transfer news: Preston & Stoke City eye non-league prospect, former Cardiff City boss is ‘stand out’ candidate for Hibs vacancy

The EFL Championship season is fast approaching its conclusion and clubs are working hard behind the scenes to get their squads in place for the next campaign.

Thursday, 21st April 2022, 8:10 am

Preston North End and Stoke City are said to be monitoring a non-league teenage prospect.

Meanwhile, Sheffield United have a number of key players with contracts set to expire but the Blades are ‘making progress’ in these discussions while Tottenham Hotspur’s move for a Middlesbrough full-back could be prioritised by the London club due to the player’s home-grown status.

A Fulham star has opened up about the speculation linking him with Liverpool which has been going on all season.

Elsewhere, West Brom goalkeeper Sam Johnstone has reportedly told friends he is keen on a move to Spurs while the Baggies are said to be weighing up a move for a Reading midfielder.

Hull City boss Shota Arveladze is demanding more from an out of contract player, who is being linked with several other EFL clubs, if he wants to earn a new contract with the Tigers and Birmingham City are keen to keep a hold of a current loan player for next season.

Finally, a former Cardiff City boss who led the Bluebirds to the Championship title is amongst the stand out candidates for the vacant job at Scottish Premiership side Hibs.

Here are the transfer gossips stories making the headlines on Thursday morning:

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