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Sky Bet Championship: A look at the potential transfer destinations for some of the division's best players

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Daniel James

With the transfer window now open, a number of players in the Sky Bet Championship will be on the wishlists of those in the Premier League.

Top-flight clubs are increasingly looking to the Championship for recruitment. They are often players who are young, but ready to play for the first-team while also having the room to improve in the future.

We've already seen Bournemouth pay £15m for Brentford's Chris Mepham and £13m for Bristol City defender Lloyd Kelly.

Burnley brought in last season's top scorer in Matej Vydra from Derby, while Leicester paid big money to secure the signature of Norwich's James Maddison.

The trend should continue this summer with the league boasting players who are already Premier League quality. That gives players the chance to play at the highest level, while also seeing clubs gain a big boost for their transfer kitty.

Here, we look at four players who could be on the move over the next couple of months, using odds from EFL title sponsors Sky Bet to see which team is the most fancied.


Jack Grealish

The star of the Sky Bet Championship and the name that pretty much all Premier League fans would like to see added to their team.

Grealish continues to go from strength to strength and has established himself as the key player in this Aston Villa team.

Tottenham were linked with a move last summer, so it's little surprise to see them placed as the clear favourites to sign Grealish in the summer.

The attacking midfielder has already proven that he is a Premier League quality player, and the whispers of a move will undoubtedly get louder if they fail to secure promotion in the play-off final.

The 23-year-old has six goals and eight assists in 34 games across all competitions this season, and can comfortably play in any of the attacking areas behind a striker.

Next club (odds via Sky Bet)

  • Tottenham - 2/1
  • Wolves - 8/1
  • West Ham - 9/1
  • Leicester - 10/1
  • Liverpool - 11/1
  • Everton - 12/1
  • Southampton - 16/1
  • Leeds - 20/1

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Che Adams

The Birmingham striker has enjoyed a prolific 2018/19, having scored 22 goals across 46 games.

It was the best campaign of Che Adams' career by far. Last season, he would only post five goals across 30 games in the league.

Southampton were linked with a move in January and they are the favourites to bring him in this summer. Birmingham's financial situation may also see them have to move him on if the price is right.

Leicester and Crystal Palace, who will both be after a striker in this window, are behind in the running but Adams is a player who is expected to make a switch to the Premier League this summer.

Next club (odds via Sky Bet)

  • Southampton - 6/4
  • Leicester - 4/1
  • Crystal Palace - 6/1
  • Burnley - 8/1
  • Everton - 10/1
  • West Ham - 12/1
  • Newcastle - 16/1
  • Tottenham - 16/1

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Daniel James

Daniel James came incredibly close to a move to Leeds in January, and now it looks like Marcelo Bielsa's men will miss out with the Premier League the likely destination.

He has enjoyed a storming season for Swansea with his lightning-like pace and ability to find the net catching the eye.

Manchester United have already made contact with Swansea, according to numerous outlets, and that is why they are the heavy odds-on favourites for his signature.

Bournemouth have a track record of signing players from the Championship but they are available at a huge 16/1. Leeds sit at 18s given how they missed out on promotion through the play-offs.

Next club (odds via Sky Bet)

  • Manchester United - 1/6
  • Bournemouth - 16/1
  • Brighton - 18/1
  • Leeds - 18/1
  • Liverpool - 20/1
  • Manchester City - 20/1

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Jack Clarke

A player that has broken into the first team and made a huge impact for Leeds as they just missed out on promotion in what should have been a building year under Bielsa.

Jack Clarke is said to have numerous clubs in the Premier League enquiring about his availability. The 18-year-old made 22 appearances in total, the majority from the bench, with two goals and two assists.

He is a player who likes to have the ball at his feet and challenge the full-back. Clarke's confidence on the ball should mean that he can make the step-up a division and join England's elite.

Tottenham are the side who are the most fancied, while Manchester City sit as second favourites.

Next club (odds via Sky Bet)

  • Tottenham - 6/4
  • Manchester City - 12/1
  • Southampton - 12/1
  • Liverpool - 14/1
  • Manchester United - 16/1
  • Arsenal - 20/1

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Odds correct at 1345 BST (20/05/19)

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