The summer has arrived and the transfer rumours have begun.

Below are a list of who has been linked with who in the Championship.

Tuesday July 9th

Blackburn are reportedly interested in bringing in Scott Dann.(Sun)

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Cardiff are keen on Bristol City’s 26-year-old forward Famara Diedhiou,(sources in France)

Highly-rated Fulham youngster Matthew O’Riley is set to stay at the club even though a host of European clubs including Dortmund and RB Leipzig are keen on signing him.(Sky)

Brentford have received no approach from Sheffield United for striker Neal Maupay despite the Blades being closely linked with the 22-year-old. (West London Sport)

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Aston Villa are reportedly pursuing West Bromwich Albion defender Ahmed Hegazi.(BBC)

West Brom’s Salomon Rondon is close to securing a permanent transfer to reconnect with Rafa Benitez in the Chinese Super League, leaving Newcaslte disappointed. (Vital Football)

Nottingham Forest have been linked with Bourdeaux’s Younousse Sankhare and Nice’s Remi Walter. (France Football)

RANGERS will need to double their bid for transfer target Kemar Roofe if they are to persuade Leeds to sell him this summer.(Daily Star)

Burnley are on the brink of re-signing Jay Rodriguez from West Bromwich Albion, for a spread out fee of £10 million. (BBC Football)

Winger Viv Solomon-Otabor has left Birmingham City after turning down the offer of a new contract. (Birmingham Live)

Celtic are believed to be homing in on Huddersfield Town's Tommy Smith, and have sent negotiators to the club's Austrian training camp to seal the deal (Scottish Sun)

Premier League side Southampton have confirmed that Wigan Athletic and Blackburn Rovers transfer target Sam Gallagher has not travelled with the squad for their pre-season training tour of Austria.(The72)

The odds of Fulham signing Chelsea's Michael Hector have plummeted from 10/1 to 2/1 within the space of a week, as Sheffield Wednesday continue to chase their former star loanee. (Sky Bet)

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Derby County, Fulham and Huddersfield are eyeing a move for Wolverhampton Wanderers' forward Ivan Cavaleiro. (

Spurs are understood to be taking their time over the signing of Fulham starlet Ryan Sessegnon, and will sell some players before investing. (Sky Sports)

West Brom are set to lose another exciting young talent from their academy with Manchester City believed to be closing in on a deal to sign Morgan Rogers, 16.(FLW)

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Derby County boss Phillip Cocu is rumoured to be lining up a move for former Liverpool star Martin Skrtel, who now plays for Turkish side Fenerbahce, (HITC)