Championship round-up: Bristol City rivals in manager talks, Sheffield United man exits & Norwich loanee stays

Championship round-up: Bristol City rivals in manager talks, Sheffield United man exits & Norwich loanee stays.

Bristol City face a tricky trip away to Reading this weekend. The Robins go into the game on the back of their 2-0 win against West Brom at the Hawthorns last time out.

Nigel Pearson’s side are currently 12th in the league table. Here is a look at the latest news from around the Championship...

West Brom target emerges

Former Sheffield Wednesday and Swansea City boss Carlos Carvalhal has held talks with West Brom, according to Express & Star reporter Lewis Cox on Twitter. The Baggies are in the hunt for a replacement for Steve Bruce.

Carvalhal, who was linked with Hull City earlier this month, guided the Owls to the play-offs twice during his time at Hillsborough. He is available having last managed Al Wahda in Abu Dhabi.

Sheffield United loan out youngster

Sheffield United have loaned out youngster Joe Starbuck for him to get some first-team experience under his belt. The midfielder has linked up with National League North side Kidderminster Harriers on a one-month loan deal, as announced by the non-league outfit’s official club website.

The 20-year-old rose up through the youth ranks at Grimsby Town and played nine times for the Mariners. He then switched to Bramall Lane last year.

Norwich City loan man latest

As per journalist Connor Southwell on Twitter, Aston Villa’s decision to sack Steven Gerrard is not expected to have an impact on the future of Norwich City loanee Aaron Ramsey. The midfielder is due to spent the whole season with the Canaries.

He was given the green light to join the second tier promotion hopefuls over the summer. He has since made 13 appearances in all competitions this term.