Championship rumours: Latest from Sheffield United, Sheffield Wednesday, Leeds United and Doncaster RoversÂ
One report claimsÂ Leeds UnitedÂ should consider a move for two-time Premier League winner Samir Nasri after he sang Marcelo Bielsa's praises in 2015.
Nasri,Â currently without a club, said: "I understand why everyone inÂ MarseilleÂ was dying for Bielsa to stay, I now understand why he's the idol of Pep Guardiola because the style of play, it's just like ... total football.' (HITC)
Doncaster RoversÂ boss Grant McCann has revealed Leeds striker Mallik Wilks is discussing a new deal with the club. Wilks is on loan at the League One club, and when asked whether McCann wanted to extend his loan stay, he replied: "Both Mallik and Herbie (Kane) are in the middle of sorting out new deals with their parent clubs." (BBC Sheffield)
Aston Villa, BournemouthÂ andÂ Brighton & Hove AlbionÂ are all chasingÂ Sheffield WednesdayÂ defender Matt Penney. (Birmi
Sheffield UnitedÂ manager Chris Wilder says Ben Woodburn is "not a special case" after he was questionedÂ about the rumours Liverpool were ready to recall him due to a lack of game time. He added:Â 'We've got seven or eight players in the same boat, who can't get in the team. He's no different because he's come from Liverpool.' (WalesOnline)
The Blades have also been credited with a move forÂ Birmingham CityÂ star man Jota, with bossÂ Garry Monk having to manageÂ the club's Financial Fair Play situation carefully. (BirminghamLive)
Derby CountyÂ have been handed an unlikely boost ahead of their upcoming Carabao Cup tie withÂ Chelsea, who have allowed Mason Mount and Fokayo Tomori to featureÂ against their parent club. (DerbyshireLive)