Championship round-up: Bristol City rivals in talks with coach, QPR boss stays and Blackburn ace wanted

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Latest news from around the Championship on Thursday

Bristol City are back in action this weekend away at Reading. The Robins are currently 12th in the table and are three points off the play-offs. Nigel Pearson’s side beat West Brom 2-0 away last time out courtesy of goals from Joe Williams and Nakhi Wells. Here is a look at some of the latest news from around the Championship...

QPR boss rejects Premier League move

QPR boss Michael Beale has rejected the chance to talk to Wolves, as per a report by The Telegraph. The 42-year-old is not interested in leaving for the Premier League just yet and will be staying put. He joined the R’s over the summer and has since guided the London club to the top of the table. He has coached at Liverpool, Sao Paulo, Rangers and Aston Villa in the past.

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West Brom in talks with new name

West Brom are reportedly in talks with Jody Morris about their managerial vacancy. Football Insider have reported that the former Chelsea and Derby County coach has emerged on their radar.

The Baggies have won just twice so far this season and find themselves in the relegation zone. They sacked Steve Bruce early last week and have a big decision to make on who to appoint next.

Blackburn Rovers ace eyed by London side

Blackburn Rovers star Ben Brereton Diaz scored 22 goals in all competitions last season and has found the net eight times already in this campaign. According to The Sun, Crystal Palace are ‘considering’ a bid for him in January. The Chile international is out of contract next summer and is due to become a free agent as things stand. He scored for Rovers in their 2-0 win over Sunderland last time out.

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