It looks like it's going to be a busy January transfer window in the EFL Championship this year.

Thursday's Championship rumours as Preston North End's rivals look to strengthen

It’s been a reasonably busy January transfer window in the Football League so far and there’s still plenty of work for Championship clubs to do.

By Tom Sandells
Thursday, 6th January 2022, 10:42 am
Updated Thursday, 6th January 2022, 12:09 pm

Sheffield United have reportedly entered the race to sign an in demand Scotland international centre-back who has been linked with Stoke City and Blackburn Rovers as well as several other Championship clubs.

Meanwhile, it has also been confirmed that a Blades midfielder has NOT held any talks with former loan club Hull City about a move back to the Tigers.

Middlesbrouch are close to securing a loan move for a striker from Arsenal while Blackpool are looking at a League Two hitman to bolster their attacking options.

Swansea City are understood to be the frontrunners to sign a player who has also drawn interest from Bournemouth, Barnsley, Huddersfield Town, Middlesbrough, and Scottish champions Rangers.

Forest have also ‘named their price’ for one of their own players who has been linked with Newcastle United, West Ham, Everton and Brentford – that price is £14m.

Finally, Queen’s Park Rangers are thought to be interested in the signing of a Birmingham City centre back.

Here are Thursday’s EFL Championship transfer rumours:

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