Preston North End: Championship transfer talk and gossip - Millwall set to land goalkeeper, Swansea manager in demand, Cardiff land striker

Deals are starting to get done by Championship as the focus sharpens on next season.

Thursday, 20th May 2021, 10:54 am
Updated Thursday, 20th May 2021, 10:57 am
All the early summer gossip from the Championship.

Cardiff have landed striker James Collins from Luton on a Bosman, with goalkeeper Joe Lumley joining Middlesbrough from QPR.

North End are working on landing their summer targets, with them wanting loanees Daniel Iversen, Sepp van den Berg and possibly Liam Lindsay back.

Frankie McAvoy also wants to bolster the strike force and add more creativity.

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Hull City goalkeeper George Long is set to join Millwall when his contracts ends in June. (South London Press)
Birmingham have extended Riley McGree's loan from MLS side Charlotte FC until January. The Australian scored against PNE last season. (Club website)
Jordan Rhodes looks likely to join Huddersfield on a Bosman from relegated Sheffield Wednesday. (Football Insider)
Stoke defender Kevin Wimmer who has spent the last three seasons away from the Potters on loan, is to join SK Rapid Wien. (Sport Witness)
Swansea boss Steve Cooper is high in the betting for the Crystal Palace job. (Sky Bet)
Scottish midfielder Ryan Gauld, who plays in Portugal for Farense, is a summer target for Blackburn, Brentford and Stoke. (Teamtalk)
Scott Malone is set to turn his loan at Millwall into a permanent move when his Derby contract expires in the summer. (South London Press)
Marc Guehi, who is on loan at Swansea from Chelsea, could move on loan to Crystal Palace next season. (The Athletic)
Joe Lumley became Middlesbrough's first signing of the summer after he agreed a move from QPR. (Club website)
James Collins has joined Cardiff City after reaching the end of his contract at Luton Town. (Various)
West Bromwich Albion will start life back in the Championship with a new manager after Sam Allardyce announced he was stepping down. (Various)