Championship

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.

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)

1. Tigers take ex-Serie A striker on trial

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)

2. Cottagers battle Barcelona for wonderkid

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)
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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)

3. Potential owner readies Rams bid

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)
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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)

4. Magpies baulk at Bees' demands

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)
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