Middlesbrough and their Championship rivals continue to hunt for new additions with the league season now a fortnight old.
But reports today suggest that Boro could have been thwarted in their quest for one loan addition, with another Championship side reportedly set to swoop.
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Elsewhere, there are updates on a host of other clubs from around the second tier as transfer activity hots up.
Here's the rumours doing the rounds today:
Middlesbrough's loan deal for Everton winger Yannick Bolasie looks to be off, with reports suggesting that Aston Villa are now in pole position to land the wideman. Tony Pulis was keen on a deal for Bolasie before the permanent window shut, but may now have to battle Villa to secure his signature (Star)
Real Madrid midfielder Martin Odegaard could be set for a move to the Championship, with Aston Villa and Hull City keen on a loan move for the promising Norwegian (Hull Live)
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Leeds United look to have missed out on a loan move for Manchester City defender Jason Denayer, who has told his current club that he favours a permanent move (Star)
Recently-relegated West Brom are keen on taking Crystal Palace full-back Joel Ward on loan (Sun)
Sheffield United look set to pip Hull City and Leeds to the loan signing of Brighton midfielder Oliver Norwood (Yorkshire Post)
Striker Zach Clough could be set for a loan move away from Nottingham Forest, with Aberdeen and Hibernian keen on a move (Scottish Sun)