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 closing in on a triple transfer swoop as Osasuna full-back Damia Abella prepares to put pen to paper and the Teessiders are also in advanced negotiations to sign Patrick Bamford on loan from Chelsea. (Gazette Live)

Huddersfield Town midfielder Adam Clayton is also set to complete a move to Teesside, with Jacob Butterfield heading in the opposite direction in a separate £750,000 deal.

Olympiakos are set to rescue flop striker Kostas Mitroglou from his Fulham nightmare, with the Greek club lining up a loan move for a player the Cottagers are keen to get off the wage bill. (Get West London)

Wolves remain locked in negotiations with Leicester City for striker Chris Wood, with Kenny Jackett bidding to get the deal over the line to boost his attacking options. (Birmingham Mail)

Brighton and Hove Albion are braced for a renewed attempt by Sunderland to prise away winger Will Buckley, who was conspicuous by his absence from the starting XI in the Seagulls' 1-0 defeat to Sheffield Wednesday at the weekend, with Gus Poyet eager to be reacquainted with his former wideman. (The Argus)

Manchester United's Michael Keane is one of Blackburn Rovers' top central defensive targets after Venkys gave manager Gary Bowyer the green light to strengthen his depleted backline. (Lancashire Telegraph)

Matt Smith is set to discuss his contract with Leeds United this week to clear up the uncertainty regarding his future, with Millwall waiting in the wings, while the Whites are also fighting to hold onto Sam Byram amid Premier League interest but do expect to complete the loan signing of Giuseppe Bellusci from Catania today. (Yorkshire Evening Post)