Middlesbrough transfer target opens up on failed deal, Stoke City starlet likened to Man City icon - Championship gossip

Middlesbrough are back in Championship action tomorrow afternoon, when they take on Brentford at the Riverside Stadium. Boro have lost their last three games in a row to the Bees, and will be eager to bring that run to an end with a win to continue their impressive unbeaten run.

Meanwhile, Championship clubs continue to eye potential transfer targets ahead of the January transfer window, which should offer an ideal opportunity for second-tier sides to strengthen their squads. For now, here's all the latest news and transfer gossip from the Championship.