Championship rumours: Boro eye 'reduced fee' deal | Leeds £3.6m move update | Latest from Swansea, Nottingham Forest

With under three weeks of the transfer window remaining, Middlesbrough and their Championship rivals continue to look to strengthen.

Friday, 20th July 2018, 9:20 am
Updated Friday, 20th July 2018, 9:27 am
There could be a reduced fee placed on this man
There could be a reduced fee placed on this man

And reports today suggest that a Middlesbrough target may be available for less than was originally thought - handing a boost to Tony Pulis.

UPDATE: Pulis provides the latest news on out of favour strikerMeanwhile, there are updates from a host of other teams from around the second tier as the new season nears.

There could be a reduced fee placed on this man

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Here's the rumours doing the rounds today:

Middlesbrough target Joe Bryan is set to leave Bristol City this summer, with a 'slightly reduced fee' expected. The Robins were thought to be asking for £10m for the full-back, but that could now be reduced as Bryan enters the final year of his contract. This will hand a boost to Pulis and Leeds United, who are also thought to be keen (Bristol Post)

Midfielder Jack Colback is set to rejoin Nottingham Forest on a season-long loan from Premier League side Newcastle (Mail)

RUMOURS: Boro set to battle it out for £5m wingerLeeds United have been linked with a £3.6m deal for Kasimpasa striker Mbaye Diagne, but reports are now suggesting that his wages could prove a stumbling block (Turkish Football)

Winger Florian Jozefzoon is set to leave Brentford and join Derby - having turned down a move to Leeds (Derby Telegraph)

Swansea are set to sign Manchester City youngster Bersant Celina in a £4m deal (Sun)

Recently-relegated Stoke City are set to sign James McClean and James Chester (Stoke Sentinel)

MORE: Portsmouth turn attentions to Middlesbrough man after missing out on Newcastle targetA £10m deal for Huddersfield's Tom Ince is also close to completion as Stoke look to strengthen (Telegraph)

Sheffield United have launched a club-record bid for striker Martyn Waghorn (Sheffield Star)

Defender Billy Jones is set to sign for Rotherham United after leaving Sunderland (Yorkshire Post)