Barnsley boss paints bleak picture of season resumption odds, QPR defender makes Premier League admission - Championship gossip

We've still got a fair while to go until the 2019/20 football season returns, with reports suggesting the restart date is likely to postpone further as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to cause widespread disruption.

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Here's all the latest news and transfer gossip from the Championship...

Crystal Palace are said to be confident of securing a deal for West Bromwich Albion defender Nathan Ferguson, despite seeing a move for the teenager collapse in January. (Birmingham Mail)

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Sheffield Wednesday owner Dejphon Chansiri has claimed he's turned down "substantial bids" for the club in the past, and that he's still determined to get the club back to the top tier. (Yorkshire Live)

Ex-Leeds defender Alex Bruce has expressed doubts over the club's chances of signing Bournemouth 'keeper Aaron Ramsdale this summer, suggesting the Cherries value him too highly. (Football Insider)

LA Galaxy are said to be considering a move for Blackburn Rovers defender Derrick Williams, who could prove to be a better value alternative to Burnley outcast Ben Gibson. (The Sun)

Barnsley boss Gerhard Struber has admitted he's doubtful that the 2019/20 Championship season will be able to be concluded, given the rise in severity of the coronavirus pandemic. (Sport Witness)

Leeds United are rumoured to have joined the likes of Chelsea and Leicester City in the race to land FC Metz striker Habib Diallo, who could be let to leave for around £18m. (Le Foot)

Manchester United are said to be confident of beating Borussia Dortmund to Birmingham City sensation Jude Bellingham, with the allure of immediate first team football likely to draw him in. (Express)

Arsenal are believed to be plotting a summer raid for Newcastle United goalkeeper Freddie Woodman, who has impressed on a loan spell with Swansea City this season. (Chronicle)

Queens Park Rangers defender Yoann Barbet has revealed he's determined to fulfil his dream of playing Premier League football, and is hopeful of doing so without having to leave the Hoops. (Sport Witness)