WE scoured the best local newspapers and websites to find the stories and transfer gossip from the Championship.

Swansea City midfielder George Byers is closing in on a move to Sheffield Wednesday (Yorkshire Live)

Nottingham Forest have called off tonight's behind-closed-doors friendly against Aston Villa following 'a small number' of positive Covid-19 tests (Official Site)

Meanwhile, Cardiff City trio Kieffer Moore, Rubin Colwill and Leandro Bacuna have also tested positive (Wales Online)

Forest have also appointed former Manchester United stalwart Warren Joyce as their new Under-18s coach (Nottingham Post)

Liverpool reportedly want to keep winger Harvey Elliott amid interest from Sheffield United (The Athletic)

Watford and Fulham are targeting Swansea City captain Matt Grimes, who could be available for £1.5 million (Football Insider)

Barnsley are closing in on a permanent deal for Burnley midfielder Josh Benson (Lancs Live)

Portsmouth will make a decision over whether to sign Peterborough United goalkeeper Dan Gyollai by the end of the week (Portsmouth News)