The transfer window is now open and the Championship rumour mill is in full swing ahead of the upcoming season.

Many clubs are looking to bolster their squads before the new campaign 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 after sides across the Football League published their retained lists.

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

Middlesbrough are hoping to land Premier League duo Tom Heaton and Hamza Choudhury on loan (Northern Echo)

Birmingham are interested in bringing Crystal Palace goalkeeper Jack Butland back to St Andrew's (Alan Nixon)

Rovers are closing in on a new head coach appointment to succeed Tony Mowbray

Huddersfield, Stoke, QPR and Luton are all in the race to sign free agent Will Vaulks (Sheffield Star)

Europa League finalists Rangers have lined up a move for Sunderland forward Ross Stewart if Alfredo Morelos turns down a new deal (Northern Echo)

Swansea have completed the signing of Middlesbrough defender Nathan Wood on a two-year deal with an option for a further 12 months (Official Site)

Preston North End have agreed terms with Republic of Ireland full-back Cyrus Christie (Alan Nixon)

Reading could make a move to sign young forward Tristan Abldeen-Goodridge following his release from Aston Villa (Berkshire Live)

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