Huddersfield Town boosted by key player's imminent return, Barnsley star lauds defensive partner's influence - Championship gossip

Last weekend's Championship action saw a host of sides in the race for the play-off places drop more precious points, while some surprise results at the bottom of the table made the race for survival even tighter ahead of the final run-in.

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

Scouts from Leeds United are said to have taken in another key fixture in Portugal, with reports claiming the Whites' recruitment team watched Benfica in action on Monday night. (A Bola)

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West Bromwich Albion target Martin Olsson is understood to be training with Swedish side Helsingborgs IF, as he looks to secure a new club in the summer transfer window. (Sport Witness)

Leeds United look to have been handed a major boost in their attempts to sign Man City winger Jack Harrison in the summer, with the Citizens now willing to accept £8m rather than the original £15m figure. (Football Insider)

Cardiff City's loan star Dion Sanderson has been linked with a host of Premier League sides. The Wolves star's versatility is said to be of particular interest to top tier teams. (Daily Mail)

West Ham United are the latest side to be linked with a move for Brentford star Ollie Watkins. The 24-year-old has netted 22 league goals already for the Bees this season. (The Sun)

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Barnsley defender Aapo Halme has claimed the vocal nature of his defensive partner Michael Sollbauer is a real blessing, as it allows him to focus more on his own game while his teammate marshalls the back line (Yorkshire Post)

Huddersfield Town goalkeeper Kamil Grabara looks to be closing in on a return to first team action, after playing his first game since a head injury in January in an U23s outing yesterday afternoon. (Huddersfield Examiner)

Darlington are keen on bringing young Middlesbrough striker Tyrone O'Neill back on loan, as he's made just one Boro appearance since being recalled in January. (Northern Echo)

West Brom boss Slaven Bilic has revealed that he attempted to sign Newcastle United striker Dwight Gayle last summer. The player starred for the Baggies on loan last season, scoring 24 goals. (Express & Star)