Here are Monday’s EFL Championship transfer rumours

Middlesbrough transfer news: Boro and Norwich City set to miss out on transfer target, Wigan Athletic winger leaving on loan

Chris Wilder continues to prepare his squad for the new EFL Championship season kicking off later this month.

Monday, 18th July 2022, 8:36 am

The summer transfer window continues to be a busy one for clubs across the second tier of English football with the 2022/23 campaign less than two weeks away.

Celtic appear to have won the race to sign a former Huddersfield Town midfielder ahead of Middlesbrough, Norwich City Birmingham City and Swansea City while Burnley are reportedly ‘ready’ to make an offer for a Scotland international defender who boss Vincent Kompany is familiar with from his time managing in Belgium.

Meanwhile, Scottish side Kilmarnock are close to completing a loan deal for a Wigan Athletic winger while Sheffield Wednesday have been told to up their offer if they hope to sign a Hull City forward.

A former Reading defender is a target for Portsmouth as well as Scottish sides Motherwell and Hibs while Swansea City are interested in an ex-Blackburn Rovers striker.

Elsewhere, Rangers are closing in on the £4 million signing of a former Sheffield United loanee from Liverpool and Everton appear to have joined Newcastle United in showing interest in a Watford striker.

Finally, West Brom’s next transfer moves are likely to be in the loan market according to Baggies’ boss Steve Bruce.

Here are the EFL Championship transfer news stories making the headlines on Monday morning:

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