What is happening elsewhere in the Championship?

The transfer window is open for just 10 more days, 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.

Reading have completed the loan signing of Nathaniel Chalobah from Chelsea, with the midfielder joining until the end of the season.

Blackpool were the busiest side yesterday, completing a one-month loan deal for Bolton Wanderers defender Niall Maher as well as tying down stalwart Nyron Nosworthy to fresh terms.

And Charlton Athletic have been boosted by the news that new manager Guy Luzon has received his work permit and officially joins on an 18-month deal to replace Bob Peeters in The Valley hotseat.

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.

Blackburn Rovers: Manager Gary Bowyer has challenged his players to use last season's efforts against Manchester City as inspiration for their FA Cup fourth-round clash against Premier League side Swansea City this weekend. (Lancashire Telegraph)

Blackpool: Seasiders chief Lee Clark has hinted there could be further arrivals at Bloomfield Road after yesterday reaching agreement with Nosworthy over a new deal and sealing a deal for Bolton starlet Maher. (Blackpool Gazette)

Bolton Wanderers: The Whites have pipped Huddersfield Town to the signing of Adam Le Fondre on loan from Cardiff City after manager Neil Lennon's personal intervention but must wait until the expiry of Joe Mason's loan deal to complete the move. (The Bolton News)

Brentford: Veteran midfielder Sam Saunders has refuted suggestions that he may hang his boots up anytime soon after revealing he hopes to finish his career at Griffin Park, having signed an 18-month extension last week. (Get West London)

Brighton and Hove Albion: The Seagulls are fighting their way through red tape to clinch the signing of Celtic midfielder Beram Kayal in time for him to face Arsenal in the FA Cup this weekend, while Chris Hughton is growing frustrated in his pursuit of Elliott Bennett. (The Argus)

Cardiff City: Bluebirds boss Russell Slade has revealed John Brayford looks set to complete a move to League One side Sheffield United after a series of bids from the Blades, while striker Le Fondre has been the subject of a couple of enquiries in recent days. (Wales Online)

Derby County: The Rams have been boosted by news that new signing Raul Albentosa has received international clearance and will therefore be available for selection against Chesterfield in the FA Cup this weekend. (Derby Telegraph)       

Leeds United: The controversial Massimo Cellino is set to announce his resignation today after a week of negotiations with the Football League over sealing his departure from Elland Road. (Yorkshire Evening Post)

Middlesbrough: Boss Aitor Karanka has urged his side to forget about their 'underdogs' label in Saturday's FA Cup trip to Premier League high-flyers Manchester City but has dismissed the idea that the pressure is off his charges. (Gazette Live)

Norwich City: Captain Russell Martin believes the return of central defender Sebastien Bassong from a loan spell at Watford will act as a January transfer for the Canaries, with Alex Neil set to bring him back into the first-team fold. (Eastern Daily Press)

Nottingham Forest: Captain Jack Hobbs has delivered a damning assessment of his side's recent fortunes by indicating slow starts such as in the 3-2 midweek defeat at Fulham will only hinder their chances of moving up the table. (Nottingham Post)

Reading: Boss Steve Clarke has hinted that there could be a change in formation at the Madejski Stadium after completing the signing of Chalobah, with the versatile Chelsea loanee adding options in various areas of the team. (Get Reading)

Sheffield Wednesday: New signing Keane has revealed it was the personal touch of manager Stuart Gray which convinced him to join the club from Manchester United and is relishing his role in the squad as the Owls aim for the top six. (The Star)

Watford: The Hornets have tied up the permanent signing of Wigan Athletic midfielder Ben Watson with the 29-year-old ready to take his place in the squad to face Blackpool tomorrow.(Watford Observer)

Wigan Athletic: The Latics have been thrown into crisis after it emerged winger Shaun Maloney is set to complete a move to the MLS with Chicago Fire, with Watson also departing and amid persistent rumours over Callum McManaman. (Wigan Today)          

Wolves: There have been no bids for star man Bakary Sako so far in January, according to manager Kenny Jackett, with the Molineux outfit warning that they will not entertain any offers that do arrive for the Mali international. (Birmingham Mail)