Barnsley confirm key contract extension, Rangers set to battle French giants for highly-rated forward - Championship gossip

The chances of the 2019/20 Championship being concluded look to have improved, with the Premier League set to commence training in small group today - a move which the second tier could well look to follow.

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For now: here's all the latest news and transfer gossip from the Championship:

Leeds United's hopes of signing promising striker Cyle Larin from Besiktas look to have been hit with a major blow, with reports from Turkey claiming the coronavirus pandemic has seen an agreement collapse. (Sport Witness)

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Sheffield Wednesday's Joey Pelupessy has claimed the side will look to learn from the mistakes that saw them blow their chance of a play-off push with a dismal run of form, and is eager to finish the season on a high. (YEP)

Derby County defender Curtis Davies has backed his teammate Wayne Rooney to thrive in a managerial role once he hangs up his boots, claiming he'd "command the respect of any player" (talkSPORT)

Blackburn Rovers have been tipped to make a move for Sunderland goalkeeper Jon McLaughlin, who will be out of contract at the end of June, and could fill the void left by loanee Christian Walton. (Sunderland Echo)

Rangers are said to be facing stiff competition for the signature of West Brom starlet Rayhaan Tulloch, who is now said to be on the radar of Ligue 1 side Marseille. (Football Insider)

Ex-footballer Keith Andrews has backed Swansea City's loan ace Conor Gallagher to be sent on another temporary spell away from Chelsea next season, after thriving in the Championship. (Football League World)

Wigan Athletic's star loanee Leon Balogun has suggested that he's looking to end his career back in his native Germany. The Brighton man previously starred for the likes of Mainz and Werder Bremen. (Wigan Today)

Barnsley have confirmed that they've extended the contract of midfielder Alex Mowatt, who is now set to remain with the Tykes for at least another season. (Club website)

Leeds United have been tipped to pursue a move for QPR sensation Bright Osayi-Samuel this summer, and could potentially convert him from a winger into a wing-back. (Football Insider)