We take a look at the latest news from QPR, Fulham and Brentford's Championship rivals as clubs look to make a head start on their summer transfer business.

  • Middlesbrough have offered the vacant managers position to former Leeds United boss Garry Monk. The former Swansea boss is available after leaving Elland Road last month and has been in talks with Boro for a few weeks now following the club's relegation from the Premier League.

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  • Hull City have appointed former Russia boss Leonid Slutsky as the new head coach. The 46-year-old, who has also managed CSKA Moscow, boasts an impressive CV and will be tasked with the role of ensuring the Tigers bounce back to the Premier League at the first attempt. Slutsky told the club's official website: "I am delighted to become the Head Coach of Hull City and I am very much looking forward to the challenge of guiding the Club back to the Premier League. I already know that this is an important Club with a big and loyal fanbase, I’ve had a good feeling about it ever since meeting the Allam family and I can’t wait to get started next week.”

  • Wolves are close to signing Portuguese defender Roderick Miranda, 26, from Rio Ave for £2.5m. Miranda missed just one game as Rio Ave finished seventh in Portugal's top flight in 2016-17.
  • Norwich City will sign Darmstadt's Bosnia and Herzegovina midfielder Mario Vrancic, 28, for around £650,000. Vrancic made 23 appearances as Darmstadt finished bottom of the Bundesliga in 2016-17.