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Championship transfer rumours: Derby County tried to sign Chelsea starlet, Aston Villa’s Ritchie De Laet leaves the club and Sheffield Wednesday reach agreement with BBC | 14 September

Here’s all the latest rumours from around the Championship…

Derby County manager Frank Lampard has revealed that he tried to sign Chelsea youngster Ethan Ampadu on loan during the transfer window.

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The 18-year-old impressed while in action for Wales in the UEFA Nations League, but Lampard revealed that Blues boss Maurizio Sarri blocked the move.

Aston Villa full back Ritchie De Laet has joined Melbourne City on loan for the season. 

Despite featuring prominently in pre-season, De Laet’s move will reportedly allow Steve Bruce to pursue free agent and ex-Crystal Palace man Bakary Sako.

Meanwhile in non-transfer related Championship news, Sheffield Wednesday have reached an agreement with the BBC to allow Radio Sheffield to resume their commentary of away matches.

The iFollow service will continue to provide commentary of both home and away matches.