THE transfer window isn’t too far away and the Championship rumour mill is already in full swing.

Many clubs are looking to bolster their squads before the new season gets underway, while others will be hoping to keep hold of their prized assets.

There are also plenty of out-of-contract players searching for new clubs, with sides across the Football League publishing their retained lists.

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

Cardiff, Birmingham and Reading are all keen to sign Andre Gray on a free transfer (Football Insider)

Sheffield United and Sunderland are both interested in Wolves defender Dion Sanderson (Daily Mail)

Burnley expect captain Ben Mee to leave the club this summer following relegation (The Athletic)

Aston Villa and Southampton have joined the race for Peterborough starlet Ronnie Edwards (The Sun)

Tottenham want to sign Nottingham Forest wing-back Djed Spence after he helped the Reds win promotion from the Championship (Telegraph)

Rotherham midfielder Jamie Lindsay has penned a new two-year contract at the New York Stadium (Official Site)

QPR midfielder Dominic Ball has joined League One side Ipswich on a two-year deal (Official Site)

Cardiff midfielder Marlon Pack has held talks with Bristol City, Portsmouth and Shrewsbury (Wales Online)

Stoke boss Michael O'Neill is open to delving into the loan market again this summer (Stoke-on-Trent Live)

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