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 EFL published their retained lists.

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

Brentford are leading the race to land Hull youngster Keane Lewis-Potter (The Sun)

Middlesbrough are close to signing Manchester City goalkeeper Zack Steffen on a season-long loan (BBC)

Burnley are set to land Manchester City duo Taylor Harwood-Bellis and CJ Egan-Riley (MEN)

However, Dutch forward Wout Weghorst is set to join Turkish giants Besiktas on loan (Daily Star)

Sunderland are in pole position to sign Arsenal defender Daniel Ballard after a move to Burnley broke down (Chronicle Live)

Birmingham winger Ivan Sanchez has completed a permanent move to Spanish club Real Valladolid (Official Site)

Millwall have pulled out of the race to sign Aberdeen midfielder Lewis Ferguson (Press and Journal)

West Brom are open to offers for Kenneth Zohore but the striker could remain at the Hawthorns (The Athletic)

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