Middlesbrough's divisional rivals plot raid for England U21 international, ex-Derby County ace tipped for exit - Championship gossip

Middlesbrough's frustratingly inconsistent run of form continued last weekend, as Neil Warnock's side followed up a midweek win with a 1-0 defeat away to Stoke City, managing just one shot on target throughout the ninety minutes.

Boro will look to bounce back from the loss tomorrow evening, when they travel to Deepdale to take on Preston North End and push on towards the play-off places. For now, here's all the latest news and transfer gossip from the Championship.

Peterborough United chairman has revealed that an unnamed Premier League side are "desperate to sign star man Siriki Dembele in the summer. QPR and Brentford have also been linked with the 24-year-old ace. (The 72)

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Following another poor result last weekend, speculation continues to mount of Neil Lennon's future as Celtic manager. As things stand, ex-Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe is joint-favourite with Martin O'Neill to replace him. (Sky Bet)

Former Derby County loan star Fikayo Tomori could be available in the upcoming transfer window, with reports suggesting Chelsea will allow the out-of-favour defender to leave on a temporary basis. (ESPN)

Ex-referee Mark Halsey has claimed that Sheffield Wednesday should have had a penalty and Norwich City should have had a player sent off last weekend, in a controversial clash that saw the Canaries edge the game 2-1. (Inside Futbol)

Swansea City boss Steve Cooper has revealed he's bracing himself for interest in his star players in the upcoming transfer window. However, he believes the club is in "good shape" to ride out the January market. (Wales Online)

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Brentford, Swansea and Bournemouth have all been linked with a move for ex-Spurs starlet Marcus Edwards. He's currently playing out in Portugal with Vitoria, but has been tipped for a move back to England. (Team Talk)

Preston North End have been handed an injury blow ahead of their clash against Middlesbrough, with star man Ben Pearson out with an ankle ligament injury for an unspecified length of time. (BBC Sport)

Sheffield Wednesday's Josh Windass has described the experience of playing in front of 2,000 fans "miles better" than behind-closed-doors football, and expressed his excitement at seeing supporters return to Hillsborough. (Club website)