Ex-Hull City boss reveals recent turned-down offers, Derby County-linked forward could be moving elsewhere - Championship gossip

The 2019/20 football season's return looks to be a long way off, with reports suggesting the restart date is likely to be postponed further as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to cause widespread disruption.

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West Brom boss Slaven Billic has insisted that footballers will need sufficient time to get match fit via team training sessions, if they're to finish the 2019/20 season amid the COVID-19 pandemic. (Sport Witness)

Despite recent reports from Turkey, Derby County are said to have little interest in Fenerbahce forward Ferdi Kadioglu, who is instead being pursued by sides in the Netherlands. (The Athletic)

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Middlesbrough are the latest side to be linked with a summer move for Sheffield Wednesday ace Morgan Fox. Manager Jonathan Woodgate is said to be a keen admirer of the 26-year-old. (Football Insider)

Leeds United look increasingly likely to spend £6m to sign goalkeeper Illan Meslier permanently from Lorient this summer, if the Whites are able to secure promotion. (Mirror)

Charlton Athletic boss Lee Bowyer is hopeful that loanee Sam Field will be able to play a part in the season's conclusion should it resume, as he continues to recover from a knee injury. (London News Online)

Ex-Hull City boss Nigel Adkins has revealed he's turned down a number of job offers from home and abroad in recent times, insisting he's willing to wait for the right opportunity to arise. (Sky Sports)

Portsmouth are said to be hopeful of securing Birmingham City defender Steve Seddon on a permanent deal, after impressing when given the chance to shine during his loan at Fratton Park. (Portsmouth News)

Ex-Fulham striker Louis Saha has revealed he had to put his foot down to force his move to Man Utd back in 2004, after the club apparently almost scuppered the deal by demanding more money. (Club website)

Ex-football Kevin Phillips has expressed his doubts over whether Kalvin Phillips will fulfil his ambition to remain at Leeds for his whole career, contending the lure of trophies elsewhere will see him leave. (Football Insider)