Hull City defender ‘expected’ to leave this month, Huddersfield Town ‘lead race’ to sign former MK Dons loanee

EFL Championship sides were in Carabao Cup first round action this week but will return to league duties this weekend.

It was a disappointing set of results for the EFL Championship’s Yorkshire contingent this week in the Carabao Cup first round.

Hull City were the first side eliminated as they lost 2-1 at home to League Two side Bradford City on Tuesday night.

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Huddersfield Town were beaten 4-1 at home by Championship rivals Preston North End and Sheffield United lost 1-0 to West Brom on Thursday night.

Rotherham United were able to buck the trend and progressed to the second round by beating League One side Port Vale 2-1 away from home.

The Millers have been rewarded with a home tie in the second round where they will face another League One side, Morecambe.

In the meantime, it’s back to league action this weekend and Hull City are in for a tough home test against Norwich City while Huddersfield Town host Stoke City.

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Rotherham United are at home to Reading and Sheffield United head to The Riverside to face Middlesborugh on Sunday for a 2pm kick off.

The latest round of action in English football’s second tier gets underway tonight with a battle between two sides relegated from the Premier League last season as Watford host Burnley live on Sky Sports.

Away from the action, clubs across the division are still busy making moves in the summer transfer market with over two weeks still remaining before the window slams shut.

Here are the EFL Championship transfer news stories making the headlines on Friday morning:

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