Championship

Hull City to battle Leicester City for starlet defender, Celtic tipped to land £2 million assist-machine winger - Championship gossip

There's just five days left of the January transfer window, and things are set escalate this week as Championship sides battle to get some deals over the line before late on Friday evening.

While signing players in the new year is a notoriously tricky task, second tier sides' recruitment teams will have been working tirelessly in the background since the summer, and will be confident of unearthing some bargain hidden gems. Here's all the latest news and gossip from the Championship...

Charlton Athletic have been tipped to launch a loan move for Spurs teenage forward Troy Parrott, despite the north Londoners falling short of strikers after Harry Kane's serious injury. (Sky Sports)

1. Addicks pursue Spurs starlet

Charlton Athletic have been tipped to launch a loan move for Spurs teenage forward Troy Parrott, despite the north Londoners falling short of strikers after Harry Kane's serious injury. (Sky Sports)
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RB Leipzig's promising striker Jean-Kevin Augustin is said to have had his loan spell cancelled with Monaco cancelled, ahead of a potential medical with Leeds United early this week. (The Athletic)

2. Whites close in on France U21 ace

RB Leipzig's promising striker Jean-Kevin Augustin is said to have had his loan spell cancelled with Monaco cancelled, ahead of a potential medical with Leeds United early this week. (The Athletic)
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Leicester City are said to be lining up a move for Preston North End's star defender Ben Davies, if they are unable to prise Southampton centre-back Jan Vestergaard way from his current club. (The Sun)

3. Foxes keen on Lilywhites star

Leicester City are said to be lining up a move for Preston North End's star defender Ben Davies, if they are unable to prise Southampton centre-back Jan Vestergaard way from his current club. (The Sun)
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Chelsea have been linked with a shock move for Brentford striker Ollie Watkins, as they look to find some quality competition for main man Tammy Abraham up front. (Daily Star)

4. Blues plot shock Bees swoop

Chelsea have been linked with a shock move for Brentford striker Ollie Watkins, as they look to find some quality competition for main man Tammy Abraham up front. (Daily Star)
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