Wigan Athletic striker in high-demand as bid is 'accepted', Charlton Athletic boss tipped to join divisional rivals - Championship gossip

Wigan Athletic suffered the agony of having their relegation confirmed last night, as Paul Cook's side were unable to hang onto their one goal lead, and drew 1-1 with Fulham - a result which saw them finish the season two points from safety after their 12-point deduction.

Thursday, 23rd July 2020, 7:45 am
Updated Thursday, 23rd July 2020, 7:59 am
Championship

The Latics are likely to see a number of their top players leave this summer, but those remaining, along with some fresh faces, will be confident of bouncing straight back up next season. For now, here's all the latest news and transfer gossip from the Championship.

Huddersfield Town's £17.5m signing Terence Kongolo looks like he could be set to leave the club this summer, with Europa League outfit AZ Alkmaar 'in talks' with the Terriers over a deal. (Sport Witness)
Pundit Alan Biggs has called for a major squad overhaul at Sheffield Wednesday this summer, and claimed that bringing in a specialised director of football could by the answer. (The Star)

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Millwall boss Gary Rowett has hinted that he's looking to sign Derby County man Mason Bennett on a permanent deal, and lauded the player for his "pace and power" going forward. (London News Online)
The EFL have revealed that not one of the players or club staff to take one of the 3,136 COVID-19 tests tested positive in the latest set of data, with League One and League Two showing the same result. (EFL)
Millwall are said to have had a bid of over £2m accepted for Wigan Athletic and Wales striker Kieffer Moore, but face a battle to beat QPR to the former Barnsley man's signature. (South London Press)
Following speculation linking Leeds United with a move for Brentford star Said Benrahma, the bookies have slashed his odds of joining the Whites from 20/1 down to 8/1. (Sky Bet)
Portsmouth are set to struggle in their pursuit of signing Barnsley midfielder Cameron McGeehan on a permanent deal, as their loanee's wage demands are likely to be too high for their budget. (The News)
Leeds United have been linked with a move for Argentine wonderkid midfielder Thiago Almada. The Velez youngster is said to be a key target of Man Utd, and has been capped at youth level for his country. (HITC)
Ex-Middlesbrough boss Aitor Karanka has surged into pole position to become the new Birmingham City boss, and is now the 4/6 favourite to take the job, ahead of Lee Bowyer (3/1) and Paul Cook (4/1). (Odds Checker)