The summer transfer window is into its final week and many Championship clubs are racing to seal deals ahead of the 11pm Monday transfer deadline.

As the clock ticks down, managers and club officials will be busy plotting their final moves.

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

Transfer gossip and rumours:      

Reading goalkeeper Alex McCarthy is on the verge of completing a move to QPR after the Royals accepted a £3m bid from their Premier Leage counterparts. (Get West London)

Royals boss Nigel Adkins is gearing up for a busy climax to the transfer window as he lines up at least two signings, with Leicester City midfielder Dean Hammond and Norwich City's Gary Hooper his primary targets. (Get Reading)

Wigan Athletic midfielder James McArthur could be set for a move to Crystal Palace after the Eagles stole in at the 11th hour to gazump fellow Premier League outfit Leicester City's bid to sign him, as the Latics prepare to belatedly sign Adam Forshaw from Brentford. (Wigan Today)

Rotherham United manager Steve Evans has revealed he has been knocked back by Watford after launching an inquiry for unsettled duo Lewis McGugan and Lloyd Dyer, with the Millers desperate to make deadline-day additions. (The Star)

Derby County are hoping to thrash out terms with Liverpool's Jordon Ibe having seemingly trumped Bolton Wanderers in the chase for the coveted winger. (Derby Telegraph)