Leeds United to battle West Ham for £17m-rated ace, Chelsea eye Barnsley sensation

Leeds United return to Premier League action this weekend, when they look to claim another three points against struggling Sheffield United at Elland Road on Saturday afternoon.

Championship transfer news. (Photo by Lewis Storey/Getty Images)

Last night, Whites star Kalvin Phillips put in another fine performance in and England shirt, as the Three Lions beat Poland 2-1 at Wembley.

Discussing Phillips, England boss Gareth Southgate claimed: "I think everyone has still got to perform well between now and the end of the season in every position.

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“We're really pleased with what Kalvin has done. We were going to pick him last March when he was in the Championship. He came in in August before he had played in the Premier League.

Ex-Birmingham City wonderkid Jude Bellingham has revealed he never considered a move to Manchester United, and was determined to join Borussia Dortmund as soon as they expressed an interest. He's made 35 appearances for BVB this season. (FourFourTwo)

“Kalvin has been a great addition to the group. Super boy, great humility, very, very good player. Marcelo has done an excellent job in developing him as an individual but he has a lot of good qualities that are of his and his family's making and I know they'll be very proud.”

Meanwhile, in the Championship, the race for promotion and relegation battle continue to concern a number of Yorkshire sides, with Barnsley making a push for the play-offs, and Sheffield Wednesday, Rotherham and Huddersfield all the looking to avoid the drop.

Here are today's biggest transfer stories and the latest team news involving Leeds United Barnsley and a host of other sides from Yorkshire and beyond, as the build-up to the upcoming weekend's action continues:

Cardiff City loan star Harry Wilson looks set to be up for grabs this summer, as Liverpool prepare to move on a number of their fringe players. He's likely to be sold for less than their original asking price of £20m. (Mirror)
Watford sporting director Cristiano Giaretta has revealed he's held talks with short-term signing Achraf Lazaar over the potential of extending his contract with the Hornets, but no concrete decision will be made until the summer. (Watford Observer)
Peterborough United are believed to have set a £5m asking price for their star striker Jonson Clarke-Harris, who has scored 27 goals in all competitions so far this season. Bournemouth are believed to be keen on signing him this summer. (Bristol Post)
Fulham are believed to have delayed making a decision on whether to keep Norway midfielder Stefan Johansen until the end of the season. He's currently on loan at QPR, and has previously revealed he's eager to remain in England. (Football League World)
Preston, Sunderland and Portsmouth have all been credited with an interest in Tranmere Rovers midfielder Otis Khan. The former Sheffield United starlet has been impressing in his first season with the League Two side. (Football League World)
Stoke City look set to hang onto loanee goalkeeper Angus Gunn for another season. The Southampton shot-stopper should be able to remain with the Potters for the next campaign, unless his parent club feel they have a better offer on the table. (The Athletic)
Sheffield Wednesday winger Kadeem Harris has claimed he's fully focused on the Owls' relegation battle, and won't be drawn into talk over his future until the season ends. His contract expires this summer, alongside a host of his teammates. (The 72)
Barnsley's star loanee Daryl Dike is rumoured to have caught the eye of Leeds United, West Ham and Chelsea. The 20-year-old Orlando City striker has excelled since joining the Tykes on loan, scoring five goals in 11 games. (Team Talk)
Norwich City have been tipped to splash the cash this summer, with £13m-rated midfielder Ozan Tufan said to be their top target. The Fenerbahce ace, 26, has already racked up 57 caps for the Turkey senior side. (Pink Un)