The transfer window is now open and the Championship rumour mill is in full swing.

Many clubs are looking to bolster their squads, while others will be hoping to keep hold of their prized assets.

There are also plenty of out-of-contract players searching for their next challenge 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 second tier

Rovers have been linked with a move for Everton forward Ellis Simms (Liverpool Echo)

Newcastle goalkeeper Karl Darlow, who had a loan spell at Hull last term, has also been linked with a switch to Ewood Park (Alan Nixon)

Leeds are targeting Manchester United youngster Adam Diallo as they prepare for life back in the second tier (Mirror)

West Ham are set to bid for Sunderland defender Daniel Ballard (Belfast Telegraph)

Liverpool could hijack Arsenal's move for Southampton youngster Romeo Lavia (Fabrizio Romano)

Millwall are in talks to sign Joe Bryan, who is out of contract at Fulham (John Percy)

Exeter wing-back Josh Key is attracting interest from West Brom and Plymouth (Football Insider)

Coventry have agreed a fee to sell Josh Reid to Scottish club Ross County (Daily Record)

Several clubs have enquired about signing QPR forward Sinclair Armstrong but Gareth Ainsworth is yet to decide his immediate future (Darren Witcoop

Bolton have hit a stumbling block in their pursuit of Bristol City wing-back Kane Wilson

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