Hull City forward linked with shock transfer exit, three-horse race develops for vacant Bristol City job - Championship gossip

The 2020/21 Championship campaign kicks off next month, and the scramble is on for clubs to sort out their transfer targets for the summer, ahead of what should be a busy window in the second tier.

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While big-money deals aren't looking likely across the board, some bargain deals could certainly be struck, as well as some loan deals for top tier talent looking to gain more first-team experience. Here's all the latest news and transfer gossip from the Championship and beyond.

Sheffield Wednesday are believed to be in a two-horse-race with Swansea City for Man Utd youth prospect James Garner. The England youth international ace is expected to go out on loan next season. (The Star)

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Fulham boss Scott Parker has revealed he's hopeful of having talismanic striker Aleksander Mitrovic fit to take on Brentford in the play-off final next week. He's scored 26 goals this season. (BBC Sport)
Leeds United have been tipped to pursue a move for Espanyol striker Raul de Tomas, who could leave his club this summer following their relegation from La Liga. Several top tier Spanish sides are also interested. (Sport Witness)
Middlesbrough are understood to have withdrawn from the race to sign Wigan Athletic striker Kieffer Moore, opening the door for the likes of Millwall and Derby County to land the Wales international. (Football Insider)
Hull City forward Mallik Wilks, who joined the club permanently only last month, has been linked with a move away following the Tiger's relegation. Stoke City, Fulham and Bournemouth are all said to be keen. (Football Insider)
Swansea City boss Steve Cooper has revealed he's set to have crunch talks with Andre Ayew over his future, now the club's hopes of playing in the top tier next season are over following their play-off elimination. (Goal)
Brentford striker Ollie Watkins has been named as a potential transfer target for Leeds United. The 26-goal sensation could be up for grabs should the Bees fail to secure promotion via the play-off final. (The Athletic)
Ex-Middlesbrough and Nottingham Forest boss Aitor Karanka has been named the new manager of Birmingham City, after spending a year-and-a-half waiting to find the right club to continue his managerial career with. (Club website)
Preston North End boss Alex Neil has become the joint 2/1 favourite for the vacant Bristol City job, alongside Chris Hughton, and Wigan Athletic's Paul Cook. (Sky Bet)