Preston North End transfer news: Lilywhites plot raid for powerhouse defender as Aston Villa eye £40m-rated sensation

Preston North End's troubling run of form continued last weekend, when a 2-0 loss away to Bristol City saw Alex Neil's side record their third consecutive lost, following recent defeats to Wycombe Wanderers and Nottingham Forest.

Monday, 18th January 2021, 9:10 am

The weekend's Championship results leave the Lilywhites in the mid-table, but, with such a tightly-packed league table, they could yet mount a challenge for the play-offs, with eight points currently separating them from sixth place.Next up, Preston are involved in midweek Championship action, when they take on Birmingham City at St. Andrew's on Wednesday evening. The Lilywhites will be out for revenge following their last meeting, which saw the Blues snatch a 2-1 win late on at Deepdale.Meanwhile, Preston continue to monitor potential transfer targets, and have been linked with a move for Luton Town defender Sonny Bradley. The 29-year-old could certainly offer the side some real grit at the back, but the Hatters may well be unwilling to part with their captain at this stage of the season.As always, we've tracked down all the latest Championship transfer news, as the January window starts to liven up. Here's our rundown of all the latest news and gossip involving Preston and the rest of the second tier.

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