Championship transfer rumours: Middlesbrough want TWO strikers | Leeds eye cut-price swoop | Latest from Aston Villa, Nottingham Forest

With just two days of the transfer window remaining, Middlesbrough and their Championship rivals are still searching for new additions.

Tuesday, 7th August 2018, 9:07 am
Updated Tuesday, 7th August 2018, 11:38 am
Middlesbrough are thought to want TWO strikers

And reports today suggest that Tony Pulis' side could face a battle to land one of their £10m targets, while Leeds are keen on a big-money striker.

Middlesbrough are thought to want TWO strikers

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Elsewhere, there are plenty of updates from around the league as transfer activity hots up before the window slams shut.

Here's the transfer rumours doing the rounds today:

Middlesbrough will have to battle it out with Aston Villa to land West Ham striker Jordan Hugill. The Teesside-born striker, who only moved to the Hammers in a £10m deal in January, looks set to move once again during this window with the two Championship sides battling it out for a deal before Thursday's deadline (Standard)

Reports have also linked Boro with a swoop for Aston Villa striker Jonathan Kodjia, who faces an uncertain future at Villa Park (Football Insider)

Premier League side Leicester City have seen their £15m bid for Brentford defender Chris Mepham rejected (ESPN)

Leeds United are keen on a deal for Amiens forward Moussa Konate, who is thought to be rated at around €15m. Brentford have also been credited with an interest (L'Equipe)

A cut-price deal for Peterborough's Marcus Maddison could also be on for Leeds, with several other Championship sides in the race for the £2.5m-rated forward (Various)

Peter Crouch remains a target for Burnley as his Stoke City future remains in the balance (Sun)

Derby County look to have won the race to sign Ipswich Town striker Martyn Waghorn - despite Middlesbrough having also seen a bid accepted (East Anglian Daily Times)

Sam Byram continues to interest Nottingham Forest, with Aitor Karanka admitting that he is a target (Sky Sports)

QPR are eyeing a loan deal for Huddersfield Town defender Michael Hefele (Yorkshire Post)