Championship

Premier League sides eye Hull City's £20m-rated talisman, Lincoln City boss favourite for Huddersfield Town job - Championship gossip

The Championship is set to resume this weekend, and second tier sides will be eager to hit the ground running following the international break, and push forwards into the next stretch of the 2019/20 campaign.

As always, there's a fair amount of talking points and rumours flying around in the Championship, as off-the-field developments bubble away in the background. Click and scroll through the gallery to see all the latest news and gossip from the division.

After a sluggish start to the season, Middlesbrough goalkeeper Darren Randolph has put his side's recent struggles in defence down to new manager Jonathan Woodgate's attacking tactics. (Teeside Gazette)

1. Boro stopper discusses tough season start

After a sluggish start to the season, Middlesbrough goalkeeper Darren Randolph has put his side's recent struggles in defence down to new manager Jonathan Woodgate's attacking tactics. (Teeside Gazette)
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Former Leicester City defender and Premier League winner Danny Simpson is understood to be training with West Bromwich Albion, with a view to signing for the Baggies on a permanent deal. (The Sun)

2. Ex-Foxes full-back training with Baggies

Former Leicester City defender and Premier League winner Danny Simpson is understood to be training with West Bromwich Albion, with a view to signing for the Baggies on a permanent deal. (The Sun)
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Leeds United ace Kalvin Phillips is said to be on the brink of finally signing a new five-year deal with the club worth around 5m, after lengthy saga which saw the player's future in doubt. (Yorkshire Evening Post)

3. Kalvin Philips saga drawing to a close

Leeds United ace Kalvin Phillips is said to be on the brink of finally signing a new five-year deal with the club worth around 5m, after lengthy saga which saw the player's future in doubt. (Yorkshire Evening Post)
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Burnley are said to be lining up a 9m bid for Middlesbrough defender Nathan Wood when the transfer window opens in January, but also face competition from Spurs. (The Sun)

4. Clarets target Boro starlet in January swoop

Burnley are said to be lining up a 9m bid for Middlesbrough defender Nathan Wood when the transfer window opens in January, but also face competition from Spurs. (The Sun)
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