Sunderland's quest to return to the Premier League at the first attempt will begin a day earlier than their Championship rivals.
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Sunderland owner Ellis Short is speaking to at least two potential buyers as his efforts to sell the club gather pace.
Leeds' Thomas Christiansen wants to combine Johan Cruyff's philosophy with pragmatism in his bid to end the club's wait for Premier League football.
Ipswich have signed striker Joe Garner from Rangers on a three-year deal for an undisclosed fee.
Derby County have signed defender Andre Wisdom on a permanent transfer from Liverpool, the clubs announced on Friday.