Championship rumours

Huddersfield Town-linked Lee Bowyer makes decision on future, Hull City striker leaves on loan - Championship rumours

The international break is now upon us, and Championship clubs will use the opportunity to take a bit of a breather, analyse their first six games, and prepare to push on once the domestic campaign returns.

As always, there's a lot of buzz around the English second tier, even when the transfer window is closed. Scroll and click through the gallery to see all the latest news and gossip from the Championship...

Leeds United ace Kalvin Philips is said to be moving closer to signing a new contract, which is likely to make him one of the club's highest earners. (Football Insider)

1. Leeds ace closes in on major new deal

Leeds United ace Kalvin Philips is said to be moving closer to signing a new contract, which is likely to make him one of the club's highest earners. (Football Insider)
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Queens Park Rangers have joined a number of clubs in scouting Porto, as English teams have become wise to the bargains available in the Portuguese top tier. (Sport Witness)

2. QPR join sides scouting Porto

Queens Park Rangers have joined a number of clubs in scouting Porto, as English teams have become wise to the bargains available in the Portuguese top tier. (Sport Witness)
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Birmingham City have snapped up free agent attacking midfielder Bernard Sun, who has been capped at youth level for China. (Birmingham Mail)

3. Blues sign Chinese youngster

Birmingham City have snapped up free agent attacking midfielder Bernard Sun, who has been capped at youth level for China. (Birmingham Mail)
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Andre Ayew has reaffirmed his commitment to Swansea City, by revealing he turned down a number of offers from the abroad to remain with his current club. (Swansea City official website)

4. Swans striker speaks out on transfer interest

Andre Ayew has reaffirmed his commitment to Swansea City, by revealing he turned down a number of offers from the abroad to remain with his current club. (Swansea City official website)
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