Eight Championship stars wanted by Man United, Arsenal, Liverpool and Tottenham

first_imgThe Championship proved itself to be one of the most competitive leagues in the world once again this season as several teams battled it out to win the title.Even the fight to land a play-off place went down to the wire with former leaders Derby County ending up finishing the campaign in eighth spot.And amongst the ranks of these teams are some superb players who have impressed Premier League clubs in their pursuit of glory.But which second division stars might be plying their trade in the top flight next season as teams like Manchester United, Liverpool, Arsenal and Tottenham lurk. talkSPORT takes a look.Click the right arrow above to scroll through our gallery… 7 7 7 Derby County midfielder Will Hughes is among a group of Championship stars interesting a host of Premier League clubs – Click right to see which Wolves star will leave on a free transfer… – The England Under-21 star is unmissable on a football pitch with his shock of blonde hair and following Steve McClaren’s failure to get the Rams back into the Premier League the likeliness of Hughes remaining at iPro Stadium is slim. Liverpool have been long-term admirers and have been linked with a £15m move. Teddy Bishop (Ipswich) – See which Championship star is wanted by Liverpool by scrolling on… – Midfield starlet Bishop, 18, has had an excellent breakthrough season with Arsenal and Manchester United taking note of his superb displays in the centre of Mick McCarthy’s side. His copybook has, though, been blotted at the end of the campaign after he was charged with multiple breaches of the FA’s betting rules. 7 Tyrone Mings (Ipswich) – Click on to see the highly-rated England Under-20 star on the radar of three top clubs… – Picked up for £10,000 from Chippenham Town, the defender is impressing all who watch him at Portman Road, with West Ham and Arsenal both linked with moves for him. As well as his on-field talents, Mings is well known for his charitable acts, which includes feeding the homeless, giving tickets to fans and paying off all his mother’s debts. 7 Jordan Rhodes and Rudy Gestede (Blackburn) – Find out which charitable star is interesting Arsenal and West Ham by clicking right… – The Rovers duo hit 41 Championship goals between them this season but still couldn’t fire the Ewood Park side into the Premier League. A number of top flight sides have been casting their eyes over the Scotsman and his team-mate, including Southampton, Crystal Palace and Swansea and West Ham. Demarai Gray (Birmingham City) – Find out which other Ipswich star could be on the move to Manchester United or Arsenal by clicking right… – After bursting onto the scene last season, Gray’s stock has continued to rise with six goals in 41 Championship appearances. The Blues were able to ward off a £4.5m bid from Bournemouth in January but with Arsenal, Liverpool, Tottenham and Crystal Palace all lurking he could be snapped up this summer. 7 Bakary Sako (Wolverhampton Wanderers) – Which dynamic strike duo could be on the move this summer? Find out next… – The Mali international has starred at Molineux since signing from Saint-Etienne in 2012. Unfortunately for Wolves, the 27-year-old’s contract expires this summer and they have pleaded with the player not to join rivals Aston Villa or West Brom, who have been linked with moves for his services. 7 Sam Byram (Leeds United) – After seeing Southampton’s £4.5m bid for him rejected prior to the start of the season, versatile Leeds star Byram got his head down and has continued to progress well, at right-back and right-wing. Liverpool are reportedly readying an £8m bid this summer.last_img


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