West Brom news: Baggies to sign free agent, Coventry City man expected to leave

The latest news from across the Championship as clubs prepare to return to the action this week.

West Brom drew 1-1 in their last match at home to Burnley with new signing Brandon Thomas-Asante scoring a last-gasp equaliser on his debut.

The attacker was brought in from Salford City to bolster the Baggies’ attacking options.

Steve Bruce’s side return to the action this Wednesday at the Hawthorns against in-form Norwich City.

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Here is a look at the latest news coming out of the Championship...

West Brom to land full-back

West Brom are set to offer a deal to left-back Erik Pieters, who is a free agent after parting company with Burnley earlier this summer (Alan Nixon on Patreon).

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Sunderland youngster linked with rivals

Newcastle United are keen on Sunderland prospect Chris Rigg and could fork out £2.5million for his signature (The Sun).

Coventry City man expected to leave

Coventry City are not expected to offer Todd Kane a contract extension this season and he is expected to leave at some point with his deal up next June (Coventry Live).

Released Middlesbrough man latest

Sol Bambe continues to train with Bristol City following his departure from Middlesbrough at the end of last season (Wales Online).

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Hull City striker eyed

Motherwell are interested in a move for Hull City striker Tyler Smith in the next transfer window. The ex-Sheffield United man has scored once for the Tigers so far this term (Alan Nixon on Patreon).

Sheffield United defender is a wanted man

West Ham United will make a £12million swoop for Sheffield United defender John Egan in January. He has been a key player for the Blades over the past few years (The Sun).

Reading to snap up attacker

Reading are poised to bring back striker Andy Carroll after his impressive spell during the first-half of the last campaign (Reading Chronicle).

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Blackburn Rovers contract talks

Blackburn Rovers are in talks with youngster Adam Wharton over a new contract. He had an impressive debut for the Lancashire outfit a couple of weeks ago away at Blackpool (Lancashire Telegraph).