Middlesbrough ace could seal Celtic switch this summer, West Brom plot raid for Serie A midfielder - Championship gossip

The Championship season is still a long way off being concluded, if can be at all, as the EFL work tirelessly behind the scenes to find a viable solution to finish the season amid the coronavirus lockdown.

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For now, here's all the latest news and transfer gossip from the Championship.

QPR midfielder Toni Leistner has revealed he has no intentions to play for the club next season, and is eager to remain with Koln - the side he has been on loan with this season. (Sport Witness)

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West Brom are said to be plotting a summer raid for Lazio midfielder Milan Badelj. He's been capped on 50 occasions for Croatia, and helped them reach the 2018 World Cup Final. (Birmingham Mail)

Celtic are said to be readying a move to bring Patrick Roberts back to the club permanently. He's been on loan with Middlesbrough this season, with Man City still unwilling to give him first team football. (Team Talk)

Leeds United's hopes of signing Oxford United midfielder Cameron Brannagan look to have improved, with the club apparently ready to slash his asking price. Burnley are also interested. (Football Insider)

Dean Windass has backed his son, Sheffield Wednesday loanee Josh Windass, to one day progress to the Premier League, claiming the Owls will give him the opportunity to further his career. (The Star)

Ex-Leeds United ace Luciano Becchio has revealed that Jermaine Beckford leaving the club helped him become a lethal goalscorer, as the single-striker formation meant he had no defensive responsibility. (The Athletic)

Former Luton Town 'keeper Dean Brill has voiced concern over the 2019/20 Championship campaign being scrapped, contending that there are "too many variables" for it to work. (Luton Today)

Spanish side Alaves are rumoured to be keen on keeping West Brom's Oliver Burke at the club beyond his loan spell. He's previously been on the books of RB Leipzig. (AS)

Derby County's hopes of luring in Peterborough United talisman Ivan Toney appear to have taken a blow, with the club ready to hand him a huge contract should they secure promotion. (Peterborough Telegraph)