What is happening elsewhere in the Championship?

The transfer window is open for just two more weeks, with deadline day this year falling on Monday February 2, so managers around the division will be desperately looking to make additions to their squad.

Leeds United owner Massimo Cellino has lost his appeal against the Football League's decision to disqualify him from owning the club, with the Italian unable to have any say in the running of the Whites until April 10.

Meanwhile, Crystal Palace have lodged a bid for Blackburn Rovers striker Rudy Gestede, who has plundered 12 league goals this season and has also attracted interest from Hull City and West Bromwich Albion.

The Baggies have been knocked back in their own bid to sign Wigan Athletic's joint-top scorer Callum McManaman, with the Latics believed to have rejected a £4m offer.

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

Birmingham City: The Blues have made a move to sign Watford outcast Llloyd Dyer on loan, with the winger determined to move back to the Midlands after being told he can leave Vicarage Road. (Birmingham Mail)

Blackburn Rovers: The Lancashire outfit are locked in discussions with Crystal Palace over the potential sale of top scorer Gestede, but only if Eagles boss Alan Pardew meets Rovers' £5m price tag. (Lancashire Telegraph)

Blackpool: Seasiders manager Lee Clark is set to be forced into the transfer market once more after Chris Eagles' decision to leave the club, with other areas of the side set to be bolstered. (Blackpool Gazette)

Bolton Wanderers: Neil Lennon has conceded he is set to miss out on the signing of Watford winger Dyer after the 32-year-old sought a move closer to home but revealed the deal seeing Jay Spearing move to Vicarage Road was independent. (The Bolton News)

Brentford: The Bees are one of three interested parties in the race for Aston Villa starlet Jack Grealish , with Mark Warburton set to go head-to-head with Wolves and Nottingham Forest counterparts Kenny Jackett and Stuart Pearce to get his man. (Get West London)

Brighton and Hove Albion: Defensive stalwart Aaron Hughes is on standby to make a midweek appearance for the Seagulls' home clash with Ipswich Town with fellow central centre-backs Lewis Dunk and Greg Halford ruled out by suspension and injury respectively. (The Argus)

Fulham: Cottagers boss Kit Symons has revealed he had discussions with wantaway midfielder Bryan Ruiz over his mentality before the Costa Rica international took part in the 2-1 home win over Reading. (Get West London)

Middlesbrough: Goalkeeper Dimi Konstantopoulos has indicated he would welcome talks with manager Aitor Karanka over a new deal at the club after admitting he is revelling in playing his part in Boro's water-tight defence. (Gazette Live)

Millwall: 19-year-old Sid Nelson has admitted he was left speechless by manager Ian Holloway's decision to hand him the captain's armband prior to the 3-1 home defeat to Ipswich but described the moment as a "dream come true." (News at Den)

Norwich City: Manager Alex Neil believes his side's quest to achieve promotion will only get harder and has earmarked next weekend's crunch clash with current top-six outfit Brentford as a vital encounter for his side's hopes. (Eastern Daily Press) 

Nottingham Forest: Relieved manager Stuart Pearce has challenged his players to retain the formula found in the 2-1 win at fierce rivals Derby County in the East Midlands derby for the rest of the campaign. (Nottingham Post)

Reading: Winger Royston Drenthe has entered talks with Turkish outfit Erciyesspor after a proposed move to China with Shijazhuang Ever Bright collapsed, with the 27-year-old all set to sign a one-and-a-half-year deal in Turkey. (Get Reading)

Sheffield Wednesday: Right-back Liam Palmer has sought to absolve fellow defender Sam Hutchinson of any blame for his sending-off in the 2-1 home defeat to Bolton Wanderers by insisting his enthusiasm as a substitute got the better of him. (The Star)

Watford: Boss Slavisa Jokanovic has stressed to dropped frontman Matej Vydra that he requires players who can work hard for the team and believes bringing that element to his play can help the Czech rediscover his goalscoring touch once more. (Watford Observer)