Championship rumours: Boro want international winger | TWO £10m Leeds deals near | Updates on Stoke, Nottingham Forest

Middlesbrough and their Championship rivals continue to be busy in the transfer window - with plenty of rumours doing the rounds.

And reports today suggest that Middlesbrough are keen on a winger with international pedigree, who is well-known to boss Tony Pulis.

This winger has been linked with a move to Middlesbrough

This winger has been linked with a move to Middlesbrough

RUMOURS: Middlesbrough keen on ex-Liverpool and Tottenham striker

Elsewhere, there are updates from a host of clubs throughout the league as transfer activity ramps up.

Here's the news hitting the headlines today:

Middlesbrough have been linked with a swoop for West Brom winger Matt Phillips. The Scotland international previously played under Pulis during his time at the Hawthorns and he is well-regarded by the current Boro boss (TeamTalk)

Pontus Jansson has been linked with a move away from Leeds United - with West Brom keen on securing his services in a deal worth around £10m (Expressen - Sweden)

West Brom could even be looking to make it a double swoop, with the Baggies also reportedly interested in Leeds' £10m-rated Kemar Roofe (Football Insider)

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Defender Michael Mancienne could be set for an exit from Nottingham Forest with the former Chelsea man interesting Çaykur Rizespor of the Turkish second division (Nottingham Post)

Stoke City attacker Xherdan Shaqiri has opened talks with Premier League side Liverpool (Sky Sports)

Rangers have launched a £3m bid for Millwall defender Jake Cooper, although the Lions are keen to keep the defender at the Den (Sky Sports)

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Aston Villa are bracing themselves for interest from Newcastle and Leeds in striker Jonathan Kodjia (Express & Star)