Transfer gossip, Wednesday: Bradford City top player departs | Sheffield Wednesday star stays | Hull want Huddersfield striker | Sheffield United talk to Middlesbrough winger

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EXPERIENCED Bradford City defender and reigning player-of-the-year Matt Kilgallon is set to join Scottish Premier League side Hamilton Academical.

Kilgallon has yet to feature this season and is likely to head north of the border to the Accies, with Scottish clubs sitll able to make permanent signings until the end of August.

Tigers target: Cameron Jerome.

Tigers target: Cameron Jerome.

His exit could provide the Bantams with room for maneouvre in their bid to land additions before the loan deadline in England.

Sheffield Wednesday midfield driving force Barry Bannan, 28, has extended his contract, which was set to expire at the end of the season, until 2021.

Hull City are among a quintet of clubs interested in signing Derby County forward Cameron Jerome.

Huddersfield-born Jerome has been deemed surplus to requirements at Pride Park, with Ipswich Town, Reading, QPR and Blackburn Rovers also keen.

Heading north: Bantams' Matthew Kilgallon.

Heading north: Bantams' Matthew Kilgallon.

Doncaster Rovers manager Grant McCann says that he is closing in on the signing of a player that will ‘get supporters off their seats’ ahead of the loan deadline on Friday, with talks ongoing.

Middlesbrough manager Tony Pulis is expecting plenty of business - both inward and outward - ahead of the loan deadline.

Boro are set to wrap up the signing of Millwall midfielder George Saville - initially on loan, but with an option to buy - before the deadline, once the Lions have landed a replacement.

But hopes of landing Huddersfield winger Rajiv van La Parra appear to have ended, with Town keen on retaining the Dutchman.

Marvin Johnson: Wanted by Blades.

Marvin Johnson: Wanted by Blades.

Marvin Johnson and Martin Braithwaite continue to be linked with moves away from Teesside, with the former reportedly in talks with Sheffield United.

Birmingham City are also keen, but the Blades are firmly in the box seat.

Spanish sides Girona and Leganes are keen on Braithwaite, who is the highest-paid player at the Riverside.