Championship transfer rumours: Middlesbrough defender labelled as 'sensational' | Leeds star makes huge decision on future | Aston Villa close to securing 'sensational' signing

Middlesbrough boss Tony Pulis and Leeds manager Marcelo Bielsa
Middlesbrough boss Tony Pulis and Leeds manager Marcelo Bielsa

Plenty of transfer speculation and rumours continue to hit the headlines in the Championship.

And reports today say Middlesbrough have signed a “sensational” and “special” player while a Leeds star has made a big decision regarding his future.

There is also exciting news for Aston Villa fans via an Instagram post from their prime transfer target.

Here's the rumours from around the Championship:

Middlesbrough's deadline day addition Danny Batth will be missed by Wolverhampton Wanderers, says Conor Coady, The Wolves defender also went on to wish the 27-year-old well. (Express and Star)

Former Middlesbrough midfielder George Boateng has joined Blackburn Rovers as an under 13s coach. (Blackburn Rovers official website)

Leeds United goalkeeper Bailey Peacock-Farrell has snubbed England by pledging his international future to Northern Ireland. He revealed he's had several chats with England goalkeeping coaches but wants to stay loyal to the Green and White Army. (BBC Sport)

John Terry has teased Aston Villa fans with an Instagram post which suggests he is very close to rejoining the club. It stated: "Back to school and back to... for me." (Various)

Aston Villa outcast Ross McCormack is set to leave Villa Park for Australia A-League side Central Coast Mariners. Once finalised, the striker will team up eight time Olympic speed king Usain Bolt! (Daily Mail)

West Bromwich Albion are being linked with moves for former Norwich City duo Wes Hoolahan and Russell Martin, who are both out of contract. Hoolahan is on trial with the Baggies while Martin has been offered one. (Birmingham Mail & Football Insider)

Queens Park Rangers are preparing to move for former Newcastle United and Tottenham Hotspur defender Sebastien Bassong. (Birmingham Mail)