Preston set for HUGE financial boost from Premier League, Alex Neil sets homework, Leeds United linked with double deal - Championship gossip

The football season is on hold for the time being, and recent reports suggest the restart date is likely to be postponed further.
All the latest transfer gossip from around the webAll the latest transfer gossip from around the web
All the latest transfer gossip from around the web

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to cause widespread disruption across the world. Meanwhile, Preston players are staying focused and working tirelessly to stay fit behind closed doors, as they aim to power on when football returns. For now, here's all the latest news and transfer rumours from the Championship...

Simply scroll down and click through the pages to view the latest gossip.

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Preston North End’s squad has been given tactical homework to do during the continued football shutdown. The players have been busy doing fitness programmes since training ceased last month due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Now they have got tactical analysis to do in readiness for when the season eventually restarts.

Hull City's hopes of keeping Everton's Matthew Pennington at the club beyond his loan spell look to have been boosted, with the 25-year-old revealing he's eager to secure a permanent move away from the Toffees. (Liverpool Echo)

The Championship, as well as the other leagues in the EFL and National League have been boosted by £125m. The Premier League agreed to advance funds to help clubs in the divisions below the top flight. (Various)

Ex-Whites man Noel Whelan has claimed that Leeds United are in talks with Oliver Casey’s representatives over handing the defender a new contract. (Football Insider)

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Leeds United reportedly want to sign former Nottingham Forest loan defender Daniel Ayala. Ayala's current contract at Middlesbrough is due to expire this summer, which would make him available on a free transfer. (Daily Star)

West Ham have joined the race to sign Freiburg sensation and Leeds linked Robin Koch in the summer transfer window. David Moyes wants to add fresh young talent to his ranks during the summer and has earmarked the 23-year-old German international as a potential option. (Daily Star)

Former Leeds United striker Noel Whelan has urged the club to send promising 18-year-old forward Ryan Edmondson out on loan next season. (Football Insider)

Reading midfielder Charlie Adam has claimed he's willing to play through the summer to get the season finished, despite his contract expiring at the end of next month. (The Courier)

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Frank Sinclair has warned Jude Bellingham to think carefully about joining a club like Chelsea - as the Birmingham City wonderkid needs to continue playing regularly. (Birmingham Live)

Nathan Ferguson is back on Crystal Palace's radar, according to reports. It is claimed that the Selhurst Park side are eyeing another move for the full-back, who was set to join Palace in January before the 19-year-old failed a medical in an £11 million move. (Birmingham Live)

AC Milan are still interested in signing Wigan Athletic full-back Antonee Robinson (The Sun)