Here are Friday’s EFL Championship transfer rumours

Leeds United to move for Burnley defender, Reading consider Southampton striker

The Whites are reportedly keen on a move for the centre-back.

A challenging summer lies in wait for Burnley as they prepare for their first season in the Championship for six years.

Following the unsuccessful battle against relegation from the Premier League, the Clarets will face a battle to retain several of their key players and will competition for a number of players they hope can ignite a challenge to return to the top tier.

Caretaker manager Mike Jackson gave a hint of what could lie ahead for the club in the aftermath of relegation.

He said: “Suffer. That won't go away for a long, long time, in fact it won't go away, it will always be there, it's something I'll have to live with, but it will never go away.

“It's really raw at the moment, gutted for the fans and the players.”

With news of a permanent managerial appointment still awaited, it’s perhaps not a surprise to see the majority of the transfer speculation surrounding players leaving Turf Moor - and one key defender has yet another Premier League club interested in his services.

The Express takes a look at the latest transfer talk from the Clarets and their new Championship rivals.

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