Championship news: Burnley and Middlesbrough set sights on pair, QPR man attracting transfer interest

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Latest transfer news and rumours from around the Championship as Bristol City prepare for their next clash

Bristol City are back in action this weekend as they take on Championship title winners Burnley at Ashton Gate. The Robins are currently sat in 14th position in the table and have two more games to get through this season before they can put their feet up for a bit.

Nigel Pearson’s side play relegation threatened QPR away on the final day of the campaign. Here is a look at some of the latest transfer news and rumours from around the second tier...

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Burnley want defender

Bristol City’s upcoming opponents Burnley are reportedly keen on Wolfsburg defender Paulo Otavio ahead of the summer. UOL report Vincent Kompany’s side are admirers of the 28-year-old along with Al Sadd, CSKA Moscow and Real Mallorca. The full-back’s contract expires at the end of this term and he is due to become a free agent soon.

Middlesbrough target goalkeeper

Middlesbrough are being linked with a swoop for Ipswich Town goalkeeper Christian Walton ahead of the next transfer window. Football League World claim Michael Carrick’s side have identified the former Brighton and Hove Albion man as a potential replacement for Manchester City loan man Zack Steffen between the sticks. Walton has helped his current club rise to 2nd in the League One table and they are on the verge of promotion now under Kieran McKenna.

QPR ace eyed

QPR winger Chris Willock is said to be wanted at Rangers by his ex-boss Michael Beale. The Daily Record say the Glasgow giants are eyeing a potential bid for the 25-year-old as he looks to bolster his ranks to get closer to Celtic. Willock, who is a product of the Arsenal academy, has been with the R’s since 2020 and has made 76 appearances for the London outfit in all competitions, chipping in with 10 goals to date.

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