Championship rumours: Boro want Premier League star | Leeds keen on £10m striker | Updates on Nottingham Forest, Aston Villa

A number of Championship clubs continue to be linked with summer swoops as the new season nears.

And reports today have linked Middlesbrough with an ambitious move for a top-flight striker.

Could Middlesbrough be set to move for this man?

Could Middlesbrough be set to move for this man?

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Elsewhere, there are updates on a host of other Championship sides who are keen to wrap-up some deals before the close season.

Here's the news hitting the headlines today:

Middlesbrough have been linked with a swoop for Burnley striker Sam Vokes. With fellow frontman Britt Assombalonga linked with an exit, Tony Pulis could swoop to land Vokes - who looks set to be a bit-part player for the Clarets this season (Northern Echo)

West Ham striker Jordan Hugill, who joined the Hammers in a £10m deal in January, is interesting Leeds with the Whites keen to tie-up a loan deal (Sun)

TRANSFERS: Leeds and Swansea linked with £15m striker
A number of Championship clubs - including Nottingham Forest and Leeds United - are keen on a move for former Newcastle winger Yasin Ben El-Mhanni (Mail)

Aston Villa winger Albert Adomah is attracting attention from Premier League side Newcastle (Sun)

Derby County and Hull City have both been linked with a swoop for West Ham defender Reece Burke (Hull Mail)

West Ham striker Jordan Hugill, who joined the Hammers in a £10m deal in January, is interesting Leeds with the Whites keen to tie-up a loan deal (Sun)

RUMOURS: European giants interested in Middlesbrough star
Norwich and Sheffield United have launched loan bids for Liverpool youngster Ben Woodburn (Goal)

Ex-Sunderland man Kieran Richardson is training with West Brom ahead of the new campaign (Birmingham Mail)

Premier League outfit Liverpool have 'no interest' in signing Villa's Jack Grealish (Liverpool Echo)