The summer transfer window is into its final month and many Championship clubs have already moved to obtain their top targets ahead of next season.

As players' contracts expire, managers and club officials will be busy plotting their next moves.

Get the latest Championship transfer news, gossip and rumours from various newspapers and websites below...

Transfer gossip and rumours:              

Middlesbrough are close to completing the free transfer signing of Osasuna full-back Damia Abella, with the Spaniard due at the club's Rockliffe training ground to put pen to paper, while Chelsea duo Patrick Bamford and George Saville continue to be linked with loan moves. (Gazette Live)

Reading are also aiming to complete a triple signing of their own before the Championship gets underway on Saturday, with Simon Cox, Jamie Mackie and Anton Ferdinand all being lined up. (Get Reading)

Nottingham Forest have countenanced their £6.5m double swoop for Britt Assombalonga and Michail Antonio by offloading Cox for £500,000 and Mackie on a loan deal but they may also have to part with Henri Lansbury, who is set for a £4m move to Burnley. (Nottingham Post)

Frederic Sorensen's loan move from Juventus to Leeds United is expected to be completed in time for the Whites' Championship opener at Millwall while Guingamp's prolific forward Mustapha Yatabare has been identified as a potential striker addition. (Yorkshire Evening Post)

Norwich City are set to perform a u-turn on midfielder Wes Hoolahan and offer the former contract rebel new terms in a bid to keep him at the club and help lead the Canaries' 2014/2015 Championship charge. (Eastern Daily Press)

It has emerged that Watford defender Essaid Belkalem's loan spell at Trabzonspor can be converted into a permanent move next summer for a fee between £2m and £2.3m after receiving an initial £400,000 from the season-long loan the Turkish club completed on Tuesday. (Watford Observer)