A Manchester City and England international defender has said he hopes to return to Sheffield United one day before the end of his career.
Middlesbrough will let a former West Ham winger leave on-loan in January while a current Chelsea loanee would be open to a permanent switch to Hull City.
Meanwhile, a former Peterborough United coach has apparently rejected the chance to manage an EFL club while the weekly wages of Reading’s latest big name signing have been revealed.
Blackburn Rovers boos Tony Mowbry has confirmed that a long term injury absentee is close to a return while a former Bristol City defender has made a surprise move to the Australian A-League.
A former Swansea City star, now a top European talent, is the latest name to be linked with Newcastle United while Portsmouth are unlikely to make a permanent move for a current loanee from Milwall.
Here are Tuesday's EFL Championship rumours:
1. Saints target Nottingham Forest boss
Nottingham Forest boss Steve Cooper is reportedly on the radar of Southampton. Ralph Hasenhuttl could depart St Mary's when his contract expires in 2024 and it is thought that the Premier League club will look to Cooper to replace him. (Pete O'Rourke)
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2. Tigers 'unlikely' to delve into free agent market
Hull City boss Shota Arveladze has claimed it is unlikely that the club will delve into the free agent market in the near future. The Tigers have been liked with the likes of Josh Sims, Andre Wisdom and Hal Robson-Kanu, who are all still without clubs. (The 72)
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3. Ex-QPR boss eyed former Preston star
Ex-QPR manager, Ian Holloway, has admitted he tried to sign Billy Bodin before the winger joined Preston North End in 2018. The 29-year-old has scored three goals and assisted another three in 12 league appearances for Oxford united this season. (Quest)
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4. Premier League clubs in battle for Coventry City defender
Southampton and Burnley are reportedly interested in signing Coventry City defender Michael Rose. The 27-year-old will have a year remaining on on his contract when the season ends. (Coventry Live)
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