Championship rumours: Middlesbrough face defender battle | £3m Leeds striker swoop ON | Updates on West Brom, Nottingham Forest

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

With just over a fortnight to go until the window slams shut, Boro could face some competition to land a £6m-rated target.

Middlesbrough could face a battle for this man

Middlesbrough could face a battle for this man

Elsewhere, there are a host of other updates from around the league as activity ramps up ahead of the deadline.

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Here's the rumours doing the rounds today:

Middlesbrough could be set to battle it out with local rivals Newcastle for Joe Bryan. The Bristol City left back is attracting plenty of interest and the North East duo are thought to both be keen on a deal. With just one year remaining on his current contract at Ashton Gate, Bryan is being highly-tipped to leave the Robins before the transfer window slams shut and a cut-price £6m deal has been suggested (Sun)

Liverpool midfielder Pedro Chirivella is attracting plenty of interest, with Swansea and Nottingham Forest both eyeing a potential deal (Mirror)

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Leeds United could still swoop for Carpi striker Jerry Mbakogu, despite reports that the deal was dead. The Whites have missed their chance to sign the striker for £3m, but could relaunch a deal before the window closes (Tutto Mercato)

Ex-England striker David Nugent could be set for a move to Sheffield United, if the Blades fail to bring Martyn Waghorn to the club (Yorkshire Post)

West Brom are close to sealing a loan deal for Leicester City attacking midfielder Harvey Barnes (Leicester Mercury)

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Former Arsenal star Thierry Henry could be set for his first managerial role, having been heavily linked with the Aston Villa job (Star)

Swansea City are eyeing a move for Sheffield Wednesday striker Fernando Forestieri (Yorkshire Post)