Hull City handed major boost in transfer chase, West Brom tipped to make key summer business decision - Championship gossip

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The 2019/20 football season's return looks to be a long way off, with reports suggesting the restart date is likely to be postponed further as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to cause widespread disruption.

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

Ex-Manchester United ace Gary Neville has claimed he could never have joined Leeds United or Liverpool towards the end of his career, as the rivalry between the two clubs meant too much to him. (Sky Sports)

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Reports linking Leeds United with Middlesbrough defender Daniel Ayala are said to be wide of the mark, with questions being raised over whether he fits the mould of a Marcelo Bielsa centre-back. (The Athletic)

Millwall look set to be the latest club to put their players and management team on furlough, as they try to shield themselves from the financial damage caused by the coronavirus pandemic. (Daily Mail)

QPR are said to be hopeful of veteran midfielder Geoff Cameron signing a contract extension at the club, as curren his deal edges closer to its final year. (West London Sport)

Hull City's hopes of keeping Everton's Matthew Pennington at the club beyond his loan spell look to have been boosted, with the 25-year-old revealing he's eager to secure a permanent move away from the Toffees. (Liverpool Echo)

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West Bromwich Albion are said to be planning a prudent, Sheffield United-style summer transfer window should they secure promotion, with a spending spree looking unlikely. (Football League World)

Reading midfielder Charlie Adam has claimed he's willing to play through the summer to get the season finished, despite his contract expiring at the end of next month. (The Courier)

Sheffield Wednesday boss Garry Monk has revealed he's "hungry" for the 2019//20 season to resume, but insisted that it should only do so once there is no longer a health risk. (Club website)

QPR boss Mark Warburton has urged Premier League clubs to cut their player wages by 50% during the COVID-19 crisis, and use the funds to support the NHS and smaller sides. (BBC Sport)