Championship rumours: £18m Boro deal near | Leeds want £5.5m striker | Updates on Derby, Nottingham Forest

With just a fortnight of the transfer window remaining, Middlesbrough and their Championship rivals continue to be the subject of plenty of speculation.

And reports today suggest that two players could be on their way out of the Riverside Stadium ahead of the deadline - reducing Tony Pulis' attacking options.

Patrick Bamford could be set to leave Middlesbrough

Patrick Bamford could be set to leave Middlesbrough

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Elsewhere, there are a host of other rumours from around the second tier as the deadline grows ever closer.

Here's the rumours doing the rounds today:

Middlesbrough could be set to lose winger Adama Traore, with Wolves having reportedly triggered his £18m release clause. The Premier League side are said to be 'closing in' on the capture of the Spaniard, with a deal expected to be completed imminently (Sun)

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Meanwhile, Leeds United are keen on a move for Boro striker Patrick Bamford. The frontman, who joined the club for £5.5m in 2017, is said to be interesting the Whites after they missed out on Matej Vydra (Yorkshire Evening Post)

Marco Bielsa's side are also said to be closing in on a deal for full-back Barry Douglas of Wolves (Yorkshire Post)

Midfielder Ryan Yates could remain at Nottingham Forest, despite loan interest from League One, having impressed in pre-season (Nottingham Post)

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Ipswich striker Martyn Waghorn continues to be linked with Derby - and could earn former club Rangers up to £800,000 if he seals a move away (Daily Record)

Striker Tom Bradshaw remains on the radar of Hull City - but they have cooled their interest in Manchester City youngster Brandon Barker (Yorkshire Post)

Derby have seen a bid for Peterborough striker Jack Marriott accepted, with the fee believed to be around £5m (Peterborough Today)

Billy Sharp could be set for a loan switch away from Sheffield United, with Sunderland and Bradford interested. No deal will be completed until the Blades land a striker themselves, however (Yorkshire Post)