Preston North End faced a trip to Stoke City in their first match of 2022 and came away with the three points thanks to a late winner from Andrew Hughes.
The victory lifts the Lilywhites up to 14th in the Championship - two points off the top half and nine from a play-off spot.
Here are the best of today’s rumours...
1. Canaries target Quintilla loan deal
Norwich City are reportedly homing in on Villareal left-back Xavi Quintilla, with a loan deal with an option-to-buy on the cards. He began his career in the Barcelona youth academy, and joined his current club in 2017. (Marca)
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2. Owls' Simmonds interest stalls
Sheffield Wednesday are said to have taken a step back in their approach for Manchester City forward Keke Simmonds, with the player's wage demands said to have stalled progress on a potential deal. (Football League World)
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3. Hatters to battle Black Cats for ex-Man Utd youngster
Luton Town look set to rival Sunderland for ex-Manchester United youngster Demetri Mitchell. The versatile left-back was released by the Red Devils at the end of last season. (Sunderland Echo)
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4. Villa could hijack Blades deal
Aston Villa are said to be ready to launch a bid to sign Bournemouth 'keeper Aaron Ramsdale, and hijack Sheffield United's attempts to bring their former stopper back to Bramall Lane. (Daily Mail)
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