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 newspapers and websites to find the stories and transfer gossip from the Championship

Shane Long has returned to Reading on a one-year deal following his exit from Southampton (Official Site)

Burnley have agreed a deal to sign Ian Maatsen on a season-long loan from Chelsea (The Athletic)

The Clarets also want to take Manchester City forward Liam Delap on loan, while Southampton are interested in a permanent move for the youngster (Fabrizio Romano)

Birmingham City are on the verge of signing experienced goalkeeper John Ruddy (Alex Crook)

Leeds United are weighing up a move for Stoke City full-back Josh Tymon (Daily Mail)

Cardiff City and Republic of Ireland striker James Collins has completed a move to Derby County (Official Site)

Meanwhile, West Brom defender Cedric Kipre is on the Bluebirds' radar ahead of the new season (Wales Online)

Sheffield United have brought in Newcastle defender Ciaran Clark on a season-long loan (Official Site)

Stoke City are the favourites to sign Dijon's Bersant Celina, while Preston North End have cooled their interest in the midfielder (TWTD)  

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