Transfer news: Bristol City face ‘increased pressure’ over interest in star, Wigan Athletic boss hints at January ‘movement’

Nigel Pearson’s side were held to a 1-1 draw at Coventry City in the EFL Championship yesterday and their next match will be against league rivals Swansea City in the FA Cup this weekend.
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The January transfer window is now open and that means clubs across the country are able to begin buying and selling players once again.

There is a full card of EFL Championship fixtures taking place yesterday and today with Bristol City having been held to a 1-1 draw by Coventry City. It’s expected to be a busy month both on and off the park for sides in the second tier of English football with so much still to be played for in the second half of the campaign. Here are the EFL Championship transfer news stories making the headlines on Monday morning:

Wigan Athletic manager Kolo Toure admits there will be ‘movement for sure’ - both in and out - during the January transfer window (Wigan Today)

League One side Sheffield Wednesday are currently monitoring Burnley centre-back Luke McNally ahead of a potential approach for him this month (The Star - Sheffield)

Plymouth Argyle boss Steven Schumacher has revealed there are currently no plans in place for Morgan Whittaker to return to parent club Swansea City this month (Football League World)

Blackpool have reportedly opened talks with Manchester City to sign Morgan Rogers on loan with the England U-20 international set to leave the Premier League giants in the January window (HITC)

Norwich City are set to interview former Huddersfield Town boss David Wagner as they ramp up their search for a new head coach (The Telegraph)

Bristol City are set to face increased pressure in the January transfer window regarding the future of Alex Scott with the likes of Leicester City, Bournemouth, Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United all linked with an interest in the midfielder (Football League World)

Watford are ready to make a move for Hibs defender Ryan Porteous and the Scotland cap could sign for the Championship side on a pre-contract agreement this month (Evening Times)

Wolverhampton Wanderers are set to demand around £3m for the services of Dion Sanderson this month - the player is currently on-loan at Birmingham City and has been linked with a permanent move to both the Blues and Rangers (Football League World via Football Scotland)