The new season is right around the corner and the Championship rumour mill is in full swing.

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

Rovers have made a move for Barnsley wing-back Callum Brittain, who was a target in the Janaury window

Former Burnley captain Ben Mee has held talks with Brentford ahead of the new season (The Telegraph)

Blackpool have brought in 21-year-old defender Rhys Williams on a season-long loan from Liverpool (Official Site)

Meanwhile, the Seasiders are no longer pursuing a deal for Accrignton Stanley forward Colby Bishop (Blackpool Gazette)

Middlesbrough are expected to offer Tommy Smith a permanent contract following his exit from Stoke City (Northern Echo)

Norwich City will take three young Brazilian players on trial as part of their partnership with Coritiba (Pink Un)

Reading have completed the signing of former Sheffield Wednesday midfielder Sam Hutchinson on a two-year deal (Official Site)

A number of clubs have expressed an interest in taking young QPR goalkeepers Joe Walsh and Murphy Mahoney on loan (West London Sport)

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