Wigan Athletic man chased by Liverpool and Everton, West Brom starlet wanted by Premier League clubs, Arsenal play down January transfer - Championship rumours

There were plenty of talking points during this weekend’s Championship action – some of which have taken place off the pitch.

Monday, 21st October 2019, 8:42 am
Latest Championship rumours from around the web:

That’s because there have been lots of rumours bubbling away in the background over the past few days. Click and scroll your way through the gallery to see all the latest news and gossip from the Championship:

Sampdoria midfielder Andrea Bertolacci admitted he could have joined Fulham in January when current manager Claudio Ranieri was in charge. (Football Italia)
Reading goalkeeper Vito Mannone is open to many options when his loan with Minnesota United ends in February. He also added that new boss Mark Bowen has not been in touch. (Daily Telegraph)

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Tottenham Hotspur are considering a bid for Crystal Palace target and West Brom starlet Nathan Ferguson. The Baggies could sell if their 10million is met. (The Sun)
Nottingham Forest will push to sign Newcastle United striker Dwight Gayle in January after failing to land his signature last summer. (The Athletic via Football League World)
Former Sheffield Wednesday loanee Achraf Lazaar, who was linked with a summer return, has revealed he only wanted to move back to Italy. (TuttoMercato)
Arsenal manager Unai Emery has played down talk of a January recall for Eddie Nketiah, claiming he respects Marcelo Bielsas decision-making. (Daily Mirror)
QPR are weighing up a 1.5million bid for Hearts Edinburgh derby hero Aaron Hickey in January after sending scouts to watch him in their 1-1 draw with Rangers yesterday. (Daily Record)
Leeds United are said to have joined the race for Hickey, while Manchester City are also credited with interest in the 17-year-old. (The Sun via The Boot Room)
Wigan Athletic forward Joe Gelhardt is to choose between Liverpool and Everton with the pair stepping up their interest in the 17-year-old. (TEAMTalk)