Preston North End transfer news: PNE right-back linked with Sunderland

Preston North End are part-way through their pre-season programme with the friendly games coming thick and fast.

Tuesday, 20th July 2021, 11:16 am
Updated Tuesday, 20th July 2021, 11:24 am
All the transfer talk from the Championship

All their new signings have featured in the friendlies, although Matt Olosunde is currently nursing an injury sustained in the St Johnstone game.

On the recruitment front, a loan deal for Leicester goalkeeper Daniel Iversen remains in the pipeline, while they want to add a striker to the squad.

In terms of movement out of Deepdale, Joe Rafferty has been linked with Sunderland

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Middlesbrough are closing in on a deal for Rotherham midfielder Matt Crooks. (Yorkshire Post)

However, North End are reluctant to let him leave and Rafferty has featured prominently in all the friendlies to date.

Here is a round-up of the latest Championship transfer talk.

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Famara Diedhiou has joined Turkish club Alanyaspor after reaching the end of his contract at Bristol City. (Various)
Pelly Ruddock has signed a new contract with Luton. His previous deal ended in June, with Middlesbrough and Blackburn interested. (Luton website)
Fulham are the new favourites to land Liverpool and Wales winger Harry Wilson. He is valued at £10m-£15m. (Daily Mail)
Dion Sanderson has joined Birmingham on loan for the season after first agreeing a new four-year contract with parent club Wolves. (Various)
Derby have appealed to the EFL in hope of seeing their transfer embargo restrictions relaxed, as the club look to sign new senior players ahead of the new season. (BBC Sport)
Bournemouth look to be moving closer to signing free agent Scott Dann, who was released by Crystal Palace at the end of last season. (Football Insider)
Sheffield Wednesday are said to be keen to re-sign their former player Jack Hunt, and could beat Blackpool and Cardiff to the former Bristol City right-back. (Football Insider)
Barnsley have enquired about signing Wolves defender Max Kilman. (Football League World)
Filip Krovinovic who spent the second-half of last season on loan at Nottingham Forest, has joined Croatian side Hajduk Split on a three-year deal. (Various)
Sunderland's casting on the net to recruit full-backs has seen them linked with Preston North End right-back Joe Rafferty. (Various)