Preston North End close in transfer for ex-La Liga midfielder, Derby County-linked international ace speaks out on future - Championship gossip

Preston North End's 2020/21 Championship season kicks off this afternoon, when Alex Neil's side take on Swansea City at Deepdale in what should be a decent contest between two well-matched sides pushing for promotion.

After the Lilywhites' run of gruelling pre-season matches against Premier League opponents such as Everton, they will be looking to get the league season off to a winning start against Steve Cooper's men. In the meantime, here's all the news and transfer gossip from the Championship.