Hull City transfer news: Tigers miss out on playmaker in transfer blow as former star signs for rivals

Grant McCann doesn’t have much time left at all to manoeuvre in the transfer market.
Hull City boss Grant McCann.Hull City boss Grant McCann.
Hull City boss Grant McCann.

Grant McCann seems to be fairly content with his business so far – and has flatly denied his side's interest in Preston North End striker Jayden Stockely.

The 27-year-old has been linked with a potential move to the KCOM in recent days, while Sunderland are also credited with a potential interest.

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The winter window slams shut on February 1, with the closure pushed back due to January 31 being a Sunday.

That gives Hull City and their League One rivals a little over six days to complete any potential deals.

But are there any other transfers being talked about?

Here, we take you through the divisions latest rumours, including some interesting gossip from Hull City and their League One rivals.

Doncaster Rovers are reportedly leading Swindon Town in the race for Coventry City striker Amadou Bakayoko. The 25-year-old has been a bit-part player for the Sky Blues this season, playing just 244 minutes of Championship football so far. (Alan Nixon – Personal Twitter Account)

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Barnsley have joined the race to sign 19-year-old striker Kyle Joseph from Wigan Athletic. Rangers, Celtic, Sheffield United, Tottenham and Leeds United have all too been linked with a move. (Sun on Sunday)

Sunderland could potentially allow struggling forwards Danny Graham and Will Grigg to both leave the club before the end of the window with Lee Johnson looking to free up room for potential additions. (Sun on Sunday)

Preston playmaker Josh Harrop has joined Ipswich Town on loan. Hull City allegedly showed an interest in signing Harrop too, but Ipswich have won the race after Paul Lambert made it clear that he would be played as a number 10 at Portman Road. (East Anglian Daily Times)

Doncaster Rovers are poised to complete the signing of at least two players ahead of Tuesday night’s clash with AFC Wimbledon. (Doncaster Free Press)

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The pressure on under-fire Ipswich Town boss Paul Lambert has increased further after a local newspaper called for him to be sacked. The East Anglian Daily Times has published a scathing editorial urging owner Marcus Evans to make a change. (Various)

Blackpool have signed former Liverpool and Hull City midfielder Kevin Stewart on a free transfer. (Blackpool Gazette)