Here are Wednesday’s EFL Championship transfer rumoursHere are Wednesday’s EFL Championship transfer rumours
Here are Wednesday’s EFL Championship transfer rumours

Championship transfer news: Barnsley and Leeds United turned down future Everton & England star, Fulham pay compensation to League 2 side

The summer transfer window is fast approaching for clubs in the seond tier of English football with many already making early moves whil players have decisions to make on their futures.

Barnsley are said to be amongst the clubs who had the chance to sign a current England international but made no contract offer after taking the player in on trial as a youngster.

A current Sheffield United player has been praised by his international boss for making the decision to join the Blades on loan and not simply “sit in the background” at his parent club.

League Two side Hartlepool United have recieved a six figure compensation package for one of their young players who joined Fulham in 2019 while a Birmingham City loanee says he is in ‘no rush’ to make a decision on his future.

Elsewhere, it seems like there is a chance that Gareth Bale could be playing Championship football next season after Cardiff City’s odds of landing the Real Madrid star when his contract expires this summer were slashed.

Just down the road, Swansea City have been linked with a free scoring Sunderland striker but could face comeption from sides in both the Scottish and English top flights while the Swans manager says he has not recieved any offers for their own in-form forward.

Finally, a former Blackpool striker is looking for a new club folloiwng his release from Scottish Premiership side Aberdeen while Preston North End have recalled a goalkeeper who was out on loan following an ilness to one of their first team stoppers.

Here are the transfer news stories making headlines in the Championship on Thursday morning:

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