Middlesbrough tipped to target ex-Aston Villa winger, ex-Nottingham Forest man set for surprise exit - Championship gossip

Middlesbrough are back in Championship action this weekend, when they take on Birmingham City - a side they've lost to just once in their last ten meetings -at St. Andrew's on Saturday afternoon.

Meanwhile, Boro continue to plot their January transfer window dealings behind the scenes, as Neil Warnock looks to bring in some fresh faces to improve his squad in the new year. For now, here's all the latest news and transfer gossip from the Championship.

West Ham boss David Moyes has revealed a summer move for Eberechi Ezi was thwarted by a lack of finances to secure the deal, which saw the player move to Crystal Palace. Said Benrahma was later signed instead. (Football London)

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Ex-Nottingham Forest starlet Arvin Appiah is set to leave Spanish side Almeria less than two years after joining the club for €9m. He's failed to live up to his hefty price tag, scoring one in 24 appearances. (Sport Witness)

Bolton Wanderers boss Ian Evatt has hinted that trialist Kieran Lee is close to joining the club on a permanent basis. The 32-year-old was released by Sheffield Wednesday at the end of last season. (Bolton News)

Rotherham United have been named among a host of sides said to be interested in Ross County forward Ross Stewart. The versatile 24-year-old has been the Scottish Premiership side's stand-out star this season. (Daily Record)

Reading and Stoke City are said to be vying for the signature of Motherwell star Sherwin Seedorf. The 22-year-old, nephew of football icon Clarence, will move into the last six months of his contract in January. (Football Insider)

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Further reports have tipped Middlesbrough to reignite their interest in Everton's Yannick Bolasie in January. He's spent time on loan with Aston Villa, Anderlecht and Sporting CP since joining the Toffees in 2016. (The Sun)

Leeds United have been backed to move for Manchester United outcast Daniel James in January. The ex-Swansea City sensation is a long-term target of the Whites, and could join them on loan next month. (Telegraph)

Reading manager Veljko Paunovic is believed to have turned down the opportunity to manage the Serbia national team. He was capped twice for his nation during his playing career. (The 72)