Luton Town chief executive hits out at big spending divisional rivals, West Bromwich Albion poised to land £9m sensation - Championship rumours

Luton Town will be eager to return to winning ways this weekend, and face a tough test at home to Swansea City.

Wednesday, 18th December 2019, 6:00 am
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Meanwhile, the January transfer window is just around the corner, and it'll be interesting to see whether the Hatters can recruit any new signings for the second half of the season. Here's all the latest news and gossip from the Championship...

Charlton Athletic boss Lee Bowyer has publicly urged striker Lyle Taylor, who has previously been linked with Sheffield Wednesday to sign a new deal with the club. His contract expires in June. (South London Press)

Leicester City are 4/1 second favourites with Sky Bet to land Hull City star Jarrod Bowen in January, trailing just behind leaders Newcastle United who are priced at 3/1. (Sky Bet)

West Bromwich Albion are on course to sign their star loanee Matheus Pereira on a permanent deal for fee of just £9m in January, following a blistering start to the season from the Sporting CP winger. (The Athletic)

Paris Saint-Germain owners QSI are said to have made further progress in their bid to complete a £120m takeover of Leeds United, with the club's potential to break into the Premier League likely to seal the deal. (MOT Leeds News)

A number of EFL sides are said to be jostling to secure Reading youngster Tennai Watson on loan, once his current temporary spell with Coventry City ends in January. (Football League World)

Luton Town's chief executive has branded the Championship as a financial "mad house", and has urged the division to look into imposing a salary cap to ensure a fairer playing field. (BBC Sport)

Swansea City are believed to be keeping tabs on Liverpool youngster Curtis Jones, who could be loaned out by the Reds in January to get him some invaluable first term experience. (Wales Online)

Brentford midfielder Emiliano Marcondes looks like he could remain with his loan club FC Midtjylland beyond his current loan spell, and extend his deal until the summer. (Sport Witness)