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Preston North End transfer news: Lilywhites 'agree £1.5m deal' & receive defender boost

Preston North End return to Championship action this weekend, when they travel to Ashton Gate to take on Dean Holden's side.

Alex Neil's side will be looking to recapture the form that saw them win three matches on the trot around the Christmas period, and will be buoyed by the fact they've not lost to the Robins in their last fifteen meetings.Preston currently sit 12th in the Championship table, but are just five points away from the play-off spots in a tight second-tier as the competition approaches the half-way mark.Meanwhile, the Lilywhites look set for an eventful January transfer window, with both comings and goings expected over the course of the next two-and-a-half weeks.Click and scroll through the gallery to see our latest rundown of the transfer stories involving Preston North End and the rest of their divisional rivals.