Championship news: Two Boro transfers stall | Celtic & Rangers battle for defender | Leeds, Aston Villa transfer latest

Middlesbrough and their Championship rivals continue to be linked with a host of moves - with just a week remaining to finalise loan deals.

Friday, 24th August 2018, 10:07 am
Updated Friday, 24th August 2018, 2:00 pm
Two Middlesbrough deals have reportedly stalled

But reports today suggest that two potential Middlesbrough loan deals could have stalled - but resolutions could be found before the transfer window slams shut.

Elsewhere, there are updates on a host of other clubs from around the Championship as transfer news continues to circulate.

Two Middlesbrough deals have reportedly stalled

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Here's the news hitting the headlines today:

Middlesbrough duo Marvin Johnson and Ashley Fletcher have both been linked with moves away from the club - with Hull eyeing Fletcher and Sheffield Untied keen on Johnson. But deals for the pair have stalled with Boro boss Tony Pulis keen to bring in new faces of his own before allowing the pair to leave (Hull Live/Sheffield Star)

Tammy Abraham continues to be linked with Aston Villa with Steve Bruce keen to finalise a deal for the Chelsea striker after he confirms the signing of Yannick Bolasie (Birmingham Mail)

Leeds defender Pontus Jansson will NOT be leaving Elland Road after it was revealed that a bid for the Swede was rejected earlier this month (Yorkshire Evening Post)

Southampton midfielder Harrison Reed is set to leave the Premier League side on loan, with Blackburn interested in a deal (Daily Echo)

Stoke City are close to completing a loan-to-buy deal for Brentford midfielder Ryan Woods - who was linked with Leeds and Swansea earlier this window (Stoke Sentinel)

Steve McClaren is eyeing Barnsley defender Liam Lindsay as QPR target defensive reinforcements - and the club aren't put off by his £4m asking price (Daily Record)

Nottingham Forest defender Joe Worrall is attracting interest from Celtic and Rangers (Daily Express)