Leeds United head coach Marcelo Bielsa is preparing to face Hull City on Tuesday evening. (Pic: Getty)

Ex-Leeds United ace reacts to 'tough' Marcelo Bielsa call, Nottingham Forest poised for exciting transfer window, Friends reunited at The Valley - Championship preview

Last weekend's Championship action has barely finished, yet here we are preparing for another drama-filled Tuesday and Wednesday in the second-tier.

As ever, with some key games to watch out for, we preview the main talking points ahead of this weekend's Championship fixture list as the table begins to take shape. Scroll and click through the pages....

Its strikers reunited with Charltons Lyle Taylor facing ex-gaffer Danny Cowley and Karlan Grant returning for the first time since his switch to Huddersfield. That will be forgotten on kick-off with a huge three points on offer.

1. Friends reunited at The Valley

Its strikers reunited with Charltons Lyle Taylor facing ex-gaffer Danny Cowley and Karlan Grant returning for the first time since his switch to Huddersfield. That will be forgotten on kick-off with a huge three points on offer.
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The Hatters completed a late comeback at Wigan on Saturday to win 2-1 in an early relegation six-pointer. Same again tonight? Many are expecting Stoke to climb the table but that hasn't happened yet.

2. Can Luton win another relegation six-pointer?

The Hatters completed a late comeback at Wigan on Saturday to win 2-1 in an early relegation six-pointer. Same again tonight? Many are expecting Stoke to climb the table but that hasn't happened yet.
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Positioned in eighth and ninth respectively, a win for Cardiff City or Brentford in their meeting at Griffin Park could lift them into the top six. Neil Harris is hoping to maintain his unbeaten start as Bluebirds boss.

3. A win could lift one these teams into the top six

Positioned in eighth and ninth respectively, a win for Cardiff City or Brentford in their meeting at Griffin Park could lift them into the top six. Neil Harris is hoping to maintain his unbeaten start as Bluebirds boss.
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Fernando Forestieri has barely featured this season - his latest setback a knee injury. However, the absence of the Argentine has rarely been felt due to Steven Fletchers fine form, who Monk hopes to tie down to a new contract.

4. Garry Monk talks contracts as striker deal enters final months

Fernando Forestieri has barely featured this season - his latest setback a knee injury. However, the absence of the Argentine has rarely been felt due to Steven Fletchers fine form, who Monk hopes to tie down to a new contract.
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