Championship rumours: Middlesbrough look to recapture defender from Premier League side, Leeds linked with stunning move for Gianluigi Buffon

Here’s all the latest rumours from the Championship...

Monday, 24th June 2019, 8:26 am

Leeds United are set to demand £30 million for their star midfielder Kalvin Phillips - double what his current admirers Aston Villa are looking to pay (Daily Star)

Brentford and Blackburn are both looking to land Southampton forgotten man Sam Gallagher, who the Saints are likely to let leave for around £5 million. (The 72)

Wigan Athletic are said to be battling with Nottingham Forest to land veteran defender Alan Hutton, who made 21 appearances for Aston Vila last season. (Football League World)

Leroy Fer is looking for a return to his former club Feyenoord, after being released by Swansea City at the end of last season. (Wales Online)

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Everton are likely to demand around £2.5 million for their full-back Antonee Robinson, with Wigan looking to bring their former loanee in this summer. (The Sun)

Middlesbrough are looking to re-sign defender Ben Gibson from Burnley, but the £15 million ace is apparently unwilling to drop down into the Championship. (The Mirror)

Leeds have been linked with a stunning move for Italian goalkeeping legend Gianluigi Buffon, 41, who is a free agent after leaving PSG. (The Sun)

Newcastle United now look unlikely to land West Bromwich Albion striker Salomon Rondon this summer, as Rafael Benitez moves closer to leaving the Magpies. (Birmingham Mail)

Preston North End are understood to have enquired about the availability of Manchester City goalkeeper Arijanet Muric, with an eye to taking the stopper on loan. (Lancashire Evening Post)

Southampton are set to walk away from negotiations with Birmingham City, if they don’t accept their £14 million offer for star player Che Adams. (HITC)

Juventus are believed to be interested in West Bromwich Albion starlet Rakeem Harper, but face competition from Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur (The Mirror)

Chelsea are said to have set a one week deadline to land Derby County manager Frank Lampard, as the former Blues ace will begin pre-season preparations with the Rams on July 1st. (Football London)