Preston North End's divisional rivals could sign Spurs midfielder, Man Utd eye £30m-rated sensation - Championship gossip

Preston North End solid run of form continued last night, as Alex Neil's side earned a 2-0 victory over recently-promoted Coventry to see them move to 11th in the Championship table - just four points away from the play-off spots.

Thursday, 31st December 2020, 8:00 am
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Next, the Lilywhites are back in action on Saturday afternoon, when they kick off 2021 with a home fixture against Nottingham Forest - a side they've not lost to in their last eight meetings. For now, here's all the latest news and transfer gossip from the Championship.

Blackburn Rovers and Swansea City's respective hopes of snapping up free agent goalkeeper Warner Hahn have ended, following the announcement that the 28-year-old has instead opted to join Anderlecht. (Club website)

The race for the vacant Sheffield Wednesday managerial position looks to be heating up, with Thorsten Fink, Gus Poyet and Jose Morais currently the leading candidates, according to the bookies. (SkyBet)

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Huddersfield Town's chances of signing long-term target Rolando Aarons look to have received a boost, with reports claiming Newcastle United have identified the winger as a number of players they're looking to move on in January. (The 72)

Ex-Watford defender Daryl Janmaat has found a new club, two months on from being released by the Hornets. He's joined Dutch side Ado Den Haag, who are currently second bottom in the top tier. (BBC Sport)

Middlesbrough star Duncan Watmore could be snapped up by West Brom or Burnley, with the player's short-term expiry moving closer. However, his preference is believed to be remaining with Boro. (Sky Sports)

After spending time training with Bournemouth, ex-Arsenal star Jack Wilshere is now the bookies' favourites to rejoin the Cherries. Rangers and Arsenal are among the other lead contenders. (Sky Bet)

Sheffield Wednesday, Stoke City and Coventry are all understood to be keen on bringing in Spurs' Jack Clarke on loan. He joined from Leeds United for £13m last year, but has been used sparingly since his move to north London. (Football Insider)

Manchester United could be set to launch a move for Norwich City defender Max Aarons next month, who could cost around £30m. Atletico Madrid's Kieran Trippier, who is banned until March, is also on their radar. (Daily Mail)