Ex-Middlesbrough star could join divisional rivals in free agent deal, QPR boss speaks out on Swansea City deal - Championship gossip

Middlesbrough made it four matches without defeat last weekend, as they claimed a point against high-flying Reading at the Riverside Stadium on Saturday.

Monday, 19th October 2020, 8:40 am
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Next up, Neil Warnock's side travel to take on table-toppers Bristol City at Ashton Gate tomorrow night, in what should be a tough test for Boro against Dean Holden's men. In the meantime, here's all the latest news and transfer gossip from the Championship.

According to Polish reports, West Brom's Kamil Grosicki missed the deadline to join Nottingham Forest by just 21 seconds. However, the player could yet see his move granted following a review. (Sport Witness)
Cardiff City boss Neil Harris has admitted he was shocked to land a player of Harry Wilson's calibre on loan, and revealed the Liverpool man joined in order to impress Wales boss Ryan Giggs. (BBC Sport)

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Leeds United could have the opportunity to land rumoured target Josh King on a bargain deal in January, with reports claiming Bournemouth will lower their lofty asking price. West Ham and Aston Villa were also linked. (The Sun)
Liverpool starlet Harvey Elliott has pledged his commitment to ensure Blackburn Rovers finally return to the Premier League after eight seasons, following his loan move to Ewood Park. (Club website)
Derby County are said to have not given up hope of signing Darmstadt's star striker Serdar Dursun, and will look to approach the 28-year-old again in the January transfer window. (The Athletic)
Huddersfield Town have confirmed their capture of ex-Alaves and Mallorca midfielder Alex Vallejo, who joined the Terriers on a one-year deal after Fuenlabrada at the end of last season. (Club website)
Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Haaland has claimed his teammate Jude Bellingham, formerly of Birmingham City, is the next Steven Gerrard, following a bright start to his Bundesliga career. (Birmingham Mail)
Sheffield Wednesday could have the opportunity to sign loanee Jack Marriott on a permanent deal this summer, as Derby County are believed to be keen to let him go and pursue other options. (The Athletic)
Blackburn have been tipped to re-sign veteran midfielder Stewart Downing, who is currently a free agent. The ex-England international starred for the likes of Middlesbrough and Aston Villa earlier in his career. (Lancashire Telegraph)
QPR boss Mark Warburton has revealed Ryan Manning was sold to Swansea City as he no longer wished to remain at the club. The 24-year-old left on deadline day, after failing to agree a contract extension. (West London Sport)