What is happening elsewhere in the Championship?

Cardiff City are expected to formally appoint Russell Slade imminently, although his switch from Leyton Orient is being held up for legal reasons.

Fulham are now the only side in the division on the lookout for a new manager, having dispensed with the much-maligned Felix Magath last week, but interim boss Kit Symons did his chances of landing the position full time no harm at all with a 2-1 win at Birmingham City at the weekend.

Jose Riga's future at Blackpool looks to be increasingly safe, but pressure remains firmly on Dougie Freedman at Bolton Wanderers after a woeful string of results.

Plus, there are plenty of transfer rumours continuing to do the rounds with the loan window presenting an opportunity for managers to bolster their squads.

For all the latest headlines from around the Championship, have a look at our summary below from various local newspapers.

Blackburn Rovers: Manager Gary Bowyer could be set to turn to goalscoring wideman Ben Marshall to solve his problem area at right-back after he was thrust into the position following an injury to Alex Baptiste in the 2-2 draw with Watford. (Lancashire Telegraph)

Blackpool: The Seasiders have finally been able to bolster their squad after sealing two additions yesterday in free agents Andre Blackman and Formose Mendy, but neither will be in contention to travel to Middlesbrough tonight after missing the registration deadline. (Blackpool Gazette)

Bolton Wanderers: Manager Freedman is exploring the idea of altering his tactics and his backline for the midweek trip to fellow strugglers Fulham as he looks to finally steer his side out of the relegation mire. (The Bolton News)

Bournemouth: Right-back Simon Francis has shrugged off the suggestion of facing a summer suitor in tonight's trip to Derby County, with the former Rams target insisting his main focus will be securing tickets for his family. (Bournemouth Echo)

Brentford: Bees manager Mark Warburton insists he holds no grudge against Watford for the manner of his departure from the club's academy setup in 2010, with the two teams set to face-to-face tonight. (Get West London)

Brighton and Hove Albion: Sami Hyypia has dismissed the idea of summer signing Chris O'Grady leaving the club on a permanent basis but did hint at a possible future loan deal for the former Barnsley striker. (The Argus)

Derby County: Left-back Craig Forsyth believes manager Steve McClaren has helped take the Rams to another level and says each member of the squad has bought into the former England boss' ideas since his appointment, which was a year ago today. (Derby Telegraph)

Ipswich Town: New loan signing Jonny Williams is set to be thrown into the Tractor Boys' starting XI at Sheffield Wednesday tonight after manager Mick McCarthy refuted the idea he would be eased into the side for his second spell at Portman Road. (East Anglian Daily Times)

Middlesbrough: Boro boss Aitor Karanka has revealed his delight at taking charge at the Riverside Stadium and has praised the environment he has been able to work in, particularly under chairman Steve Gibson. (Gazette Live)

Millwall: Lions chief Ian Holloway has admitted he could be forced to change his side's formation to get a response from the poor performance in the 2-1 defeat at Huddersfield Town, as he prepares to host struggling Birmingham City. (News at Den)

Norwich City: Canaries boss Neil Adams is hoping his side can turn Carrow Road into a fortress after reaching the summit of the division off the back of four consecutive away wins, while their home form (W2, D2, L0) has not been quite as impressive. (Eastern Daily Press)

Nottingham Forest: Flying winger Michail Antonio believes the current sense of harmony in the dressing room at the City Ground can be key to helping the club achieve promotion this season. (Nottingham Post)

Rotherham United: Steve Evans has challenged his side to silence one of the most revered strikeforces in the Championship in Jordan Rhodes and Rudy Gestede to get the Millers out of their recent slump. (The Star)

Sheffield Wednesday: Owls defender Lewis Buxton believes the club should be targeting a top-six finish this term after an impressive start to the 2014/2015 campaign and sees no reason why his side cannot challenge. (The Star)

Watford: The Hornets have received mixed news on the injury front against Brentford tonight after it emerged new manager Billy McKinlay will be without Gabriele Angella after the Italian picked up a knee injury at Blackburn Rovers but Swiss midfielder Almen Abdi is set to return. (Watford Observer)

Wigan Athletic: Uwe Rosler has held talks with players individually as he looks to find the formula to kick-start the Latics' season after a poor start which has seen the club hover just above the relegation zone. (Wigan Today)

Wolves: Kenny Jackett's move for free agent Kei Kamara hinges on the Sierra Leone international obtaining a work permit, with the Black Country outfit hopeful on an answer in the coming days. (Birmingham Mail)