Chelsea plot summer raid for Derby County midfielder, Hull City loan ace 'unsure' on potential summer switch - Championship gossip

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With the Championship season suspended indefinitely, we're set for a fair wait for the 2019/20 campaign to return, if it does at all, as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to cause disruption across the world.

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

Ex-Leeds United loanee Edgar Cani has opened up on his surprise decision to leave Elland Road for third tier Italian football, claiming he needed a project that would give him "continuity" (Sport Witness)

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Chelsea and Manchester United have been tipped to go head to head to sign Stoke City defender Nathan Collins. He's also on the radar of German side Werder Bremen. (Metro)

Leeds United have been urged to pursue a move for Bournemouth's £18m-rated winger Ryan Fraser. His deal expires in the summer, and could be snapped up on a free transfer. (Football Insider)

Nottingham Forest are said to be the latest Championship side to put their non-playing staff on furlough, and will cover the extra 20% of wages to ensure they don't lose out. (Nottingham Post)

Sheffield Wednesday could be set to lose a key trio of players, with Fernando Forestieri, Atdhe Nuhiu and Kieran Lee yet to be offered new deals despite their summer expiry. (The Star)

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Hull City loan ace Josh Bowler is said to be unsure whether he wants to play for the Tigers again next season, despite the club having an option to sign him permanently for £5m. (Hull Daily Mail)

Stoke City boss Michael O'Neill has suggested he could look to raid the Scottish Premiership for players this summer, claiming the league boasts a number of hidden gems. (Daily Record)

Chelsea are said to be closely monitoring Derby County's young midfielder Max Bird, with manager Frank Lampard ready to raid his former club for the talented starlet. (Football Insider)

West Bromwich Albion's hopes of keeping Grady Diangana beyond this campaign look to have taken a blow, with West Ham boss David Moyes said to be keen to use him next season. (Birmingham Mail)