Champions League winner reveals early-career Huddersfield Town bid, Stoke City line up striker alternative - Championship gossip

The Easter weekend wasn't the same without the usual bumper programme of Championship action, but hopes of the season resuming have recently come to light, with suggestions of a potential restart in June with games behind closed doors starting to gather momentum.


West Brom boss Slaven Billic is rumoured to be interested in signing Bestikas defender Domagoj Vida this summer, if he is able to get the Baggies promoted to the top tier. (Sport Witness)

Leeds United look to have been dealt a blow in their pursuit of Freiburg defender Robin Koch, as the Germany international is said to be eager to play in the Champions League next season. (Kicker)

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Stoke City are said to be keeping tabs on Livingstone striker Lyndon Dykes, should they fail to get top target Sam Cosgrove from Aberdeen. (Stoke Sentinel)

Chelsea legend John Terry has revealed that in his early stages of his career, Steve Bruce attempted to sign him for Huddersfield Town while he was in charge of the Terriers. (Football League World)

Leeds are said to be preparing an offer in the region of £5 million for Besiktas striker Cyle Larin, now his current loan side S.V. Zulte look unlikely to take up their option-to-buy clause. (Fanatik)

Nottingham Forest star Matty Cash has revealed that there was contact between AC Milan and his agent in January, following rumours he could make a sensational San Siro switch. (Sky Sports)

Middlesbrough defender Enes Mahmutovic is said to be of interest to a number of clubs in both Turkey and the Netherlands, but he may opt to stay at the Riverside if given the chance to shine. (Sport Witness)

Sheffield Wednesday Garry Monk has suggested loanee Matt Penney could be given the chance to fight for his place at the club, and will assess him further following his loan spell with St. Pauli. (Sheffield Star)

Blackburn Rovers defender Darragh Lenihan has claimed West Brom have been the most difficult team to play against this season, in a fiercely-fought Championship campaign (Club website)