Huddersfield Town eye swoop for ex-West Ham United midfielder, ex-Arsenal sensation could land new job

Huddersfield Town's agonising search for a win was extended even further on Tuesday night, when Carlos Corberan's side suffered a 2-1 defeat away to Middlesbrough, despite dominating possession in an improvement on their recent performances.

Championship transfer news. (Photo by Lewis Storey/Getty Images)

The loss sees the Terriers lying in down in 19th place, just five points away from the relegation zone, and they could be set to battle Yorkshire rivals Sheffield Wednesday and Rotherham United in a drop-zone scrap over the coming weeks.

Speaking to the Yorkshire Post after the game, Corberan contended: "The two goals were ones we should have avoided and then we should have got something positive in the game. I do not think we were organised in defence from minute 15 to 45 and this is my responsibility.

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"I could have helped the team adapt better and that is one of the reasons we lost our advantage and that is something we need to adapt to fast.

Watford are believed to have filed an appeal to FIFA over the transfer of midfielder Pape Gueye to Marseille, as they contend the player had already agreed terms with the Hornets before heading to Ligue 1. (Sport Witness)

“In the last weeks, we have also created (conceded) three penalties in a row and we have to change this.

"But the reaction in the second half was what I was looking for and we won more second balls in the middle with (Lewis) O’Brien in the middle and Aaron Rowe on the left.”

Here are today's biggest transfer stories and the latest team news involving Huddersfield Town and the rest of the Championship, ahead of another action-packed weekend of second-tier football:

Rangers are said to have opted against bringing in new signing Nnamdi Ofoborh straight away last month, instead deciding to allow the player to join Wycombe Wanderers on loan so as to continue his development in the Championship. (Football Insider)
Bournemouth new boy Ben Pearson has revealed it took him time to get used to the "difference in standard" following his move from Preston North End, but has taken the challenge in his stride and is eager to get more game time under his belt. (Club website)
Stoke City icon Ryan Shawcross is thought to be on the verge of securing a move to MLS side Inter Miami, after weeks of negotiations. He's been with the Potters for 14 years, after joining from boyhood club Manchester United. (Stoke Sentinel)
Huddersfield loanee Joel Pereira is set to be up for grabs this summer, with Manchester United ready to let the ex-Portugal U21 leave upon the expiry of his contract. He's played just three times for the Red Devils, after making his debut in 2017. (MEN)
Swansea City defender Joel Latibeaudiere has revealed that his side will continue to take the knee before kick-off, insisting that "doing something is better than doing nothing at all" (BBC Sport)
Ex-Wigan Athletic boss Paul Cook has been named among the bookies' favourite to become the next Bristol City manager. He held talks over taking the Sheffield Wednesday job last month, but didn't secure the role. (SkyBet)
Celtic have emerged as contenders to challenge Stoke City for Motherwell right-back Stephen O'Donnell. The ex-Luton Town man was in high demand last month, but opted to remain with his current club until at least the summer. (Times)
Huddersfield Town are rumoured to have held talks with ex-Manchester United and West Ham midfielder Ravel Morrison over a potential deal. He spent the second half of last season with Middlesbrough, before being released by Sheffield United. (The Sun)
Arsenal legend Thierry Henry has emerged as a shock late contender for the Bournemouth job. He's currently managing MLS side CF Montreal, following a disastrous spell with his former club Monaco. (BBC Sport)