West Brom news: Baggies eyeing additions, Reading looked at Premier League attacker
Today’s Championship news
West Brom have made a slow start to the new Championship season.
The Baggies are currently 16th in the league table after one win in their opening eight league matches.
Steve Bruce’s side picked up a 1-1 draw last time out against Burnley and are back in action this weekend away at Coventry City.
Here is a look at the latest news from across the second tier...
WBA EYEING SIGNINGS
West Brom boss Steve Bruce is scouring the free agent market for potential additions after missing out on a couple of targets last month (Express & Star).
HULL CITY STRIKER BLOW
Hull City striker Benjamin Tetteh, who joined over pre-season from Yeni Malatyaspor, has suffered a hamstring injury and is facing a spell on the sidelines (Hull Live).
BLACKBURN MAN NEARLY LEFT
Blackburn Rovers’ Joe Rankin-Costello saw a potential loan move away from Ewood Park fall through on deadline day (Lancashire Telegraph).
MILLWALL TIE UP DEAL
Millwall have tied up a new deal for promising attacker Isaac Olaofe. He spent last term on loan at Sutton United in League Two to gain experience (Official club website).
DRINKWATER WANTED BY BLACKPOOL
Blackpool are considering a move for 2016 Premier League winner Danny Drinkwater. The midfielder is a free agent following his exit from Chelsea in June (Blackpool Gazette).
READING LOOKED AT WALCOTT
Reading looked at signing Southampton winger Theo Walcott in the last window but weren’t able to lure him down to the Championship (Reading Chronicle).
NO JAMES BUY-OUT
Sheffield Wednesday do not have an option to buy Blackpool loan man Reece James on a permanent basis next summer when his temporary deal expires. He is due to return to Bloomfield Road (Sheffield Star).
EX-NORWICH CITY LOAN MAN LEFT OUT
Manchester United have left Brandon Williams, who spent the second-half of last term with Norwich City, out of their Europa League squad (Official club website).
PRESTON-LINKED MAN HEADING ABROAD
Preston-linked Marlon Fossey from Fulham is poised to join Belgian side Standard Liege on a permanent deal (The Athletic).