Leeds United 'seek fresh investment', Whites' key midfielder eyed by Premier League side - Championship gossip

The Championship makes its eagerly anticipated return this weekend, and second tier sides will be eager to push on with a fresh start this weekend.

Championship

As usual, there's been lots of buzz and gossip going on behind the scenes in the second tier, as clubs look to hit the ground running this weekend. Scroll and click through the gallery to see all the latest news and rumours from the Championship...

Hull City are understood to have taken ex-Palermo striker Norbert Balogh in on a trial period, before deciding whether to sign the free agent on a permanent deal. (The 72)

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Fulham are said to be scrapping with the likes of Barcelona to land 15-year-old prodigy Joselito, who has been tearing it with Spanish third tier side Coria. (Sport Witness)
The son of former Liverpool owner George Gillett is set to be in talks to buy Derby County, with their current owner Mel Morris likely to demand 60m for the sale. (Daily Mail)
Newcastle United were apparently keen to land Brentford winger Said Benrahma, but could have been put off by the Bees lofty 30m valuation of their star. (HITC)
BBC Sport journalist Adam Pope has revealed that Leeds United's CEO informed him the club have no intentions of selling this season, but that they will be actively pursuing fresh investment. (This is Futbol)
Sheffield Wednesday's new manager Garry Monk has admitted that he'll be feeling the pressure to succeed ahead of his first game in charge, and has urged his players to rise to the challenge. (Club official website)
Wigan Athletic manager Paul Cook has claimed he's unfazed by reports linking wonderkid striker Joe Gelhardt to the likes of Liverpool, and has revealed he has no intentions of selling him any time soon. (Wigan Today)
Nottingham Forest manager Sabri Lamouchi has admitted that the quality of the Championship took him by surprise, and has lauded the ferocious atmospheres his side have played in so far this season. (Daily Telegraph)
Burnley are apparently preparing to scout Leeds United midfielder Mateusz Klich, and will assess the Poland international throughout the season before making a decision on pursuing a deal. (Football Insider)