Steve McClaren returns to Derby Couny , Manchester United sign highly-rated Barnsley keeper - and the rest of the Championship gossip

Steve McClaren has returned to Derby County. The 59-year-old is taking up a role as advisor to the board and technical director. (Various)

Wednesday, 25th November 2020, 8:49 am
Former boss Steve McClaren has taken up a new role at Derby County. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

Luton chief executive Gary Sweet is ‘sincerely’ hoping that the Hatters will be able to welcome fans back for next Wednesday night’s home game against Norwich City at Kenilworth Road. (Luton Today)

Sheffield Wednesday’s trip to Swansea City could reunite them with a player who reportedly rejected a summer switch to Hillsborough. Ryan Bennett turned down a ‘last-gasp’ approach to join the Owls on loan. (Football Insider)

It is also claimed that Bennett was for sale for around £3m and he later signed a permanent deal with Swansea, after Wednesday had brought in Aden Flint on loan from the Welsh side’s rivals Cardiff City. (Football Insider)

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Wigan Athletic striker Joe Garner is in talks with East Bengal. The forward has been targeted by Robbie Fowler who is keen to lure him to the Indian Super League. (Daily Mail)

Tony Mowbray originally started Liverpool loanee Harvey Elliott on the bench for the away trip to Preston, but brought him on the field on the hour mark, only for our 17-year-old prodigy to go down 20 minutes later and require being subbed off himself. (Various)

Manchester United have completed the acquisition of highly-rated goalkeeper Tom Wooster from Barnsley, with the star set to be a part of the club’s under-16 squad. (Various)

Rotherham chairman Tony Stewart has welcomed the decision to allow a limited number of fans back into stadiums in lower-risk areas.

But Stewart feels the Government's plans for a return to a regionalised tier system from December 2 to combat the spread of coronavirus will be "good news for a few and not for a lot".

"When Rotherham was in tier three we were hitting the 500 people infected in 100,000 and we've come down about 50 per cent." (PA)