League One rumours: Mystery club may scupper Sunderland and Portsmouth striker bid | Updates on Bradford, Charlton, Luton

With under three weeks of the transfer window remaining, Sunderland and their League One rivals are busy trying to seal new signings.

By The Newsroom
Thursday, 19 July, 2018, 13:48

And reports today suggest that the Black Cats may have been dealt a blow in their pursuit of a prolific striker, who is also interesting Portsmouth.

Sunderland have been dealt a blow in their pursuit of Mo Eisa

Elsewhere, there are updates on a host of other teams from around the third tier as the new season grows ever closer.

Here's the news hitting the headlines today:

Sunderland and Portsmouth have both already seen bids rejected for £1.5m-rated Cheltenham Town striker Mo Eisa, with a Championship club now set to launch a bid of their own. Peterborough have also been credited with an interested in the 24-year-old who netted 25 goals last season (Gloucestershire Live)

Championship side Ipswich are keen on a move for Shrewsbury Town defender Omar Beckles - which would see him reunite with former boss Paul Hurst (TWTD)

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Luton Town manager Nathan Jones is expecting a 'few things to happen' between now and the end of the window as he chases new recruits (Dunstable Today)

Two bids have already been turned down for Accrington Stanley striker Kayden Jackson, with Peterborough and Rotherham believed to have submitted offers. Preston and Ipswich have also enquired about his availability (HITC Sport)

Doncaster Rovers are continuing to monitor Bristol City forward Shawn McCoulsky, despite the fact that a heart condition could delay any move (Yorkshire Post)

Former Brighton midfielder Rohan Ince is currently on trial with Charlton (South London Press)

Portsmouth are eyeing a loan swoop for Middlesbrough youngster Marcus Tavernier - after being left frustrated in their attempts to land Newcastle's Sean Longstaff (The News, Portsmouth)

Huddersfield Town winger Sean Scannell has completed a move to Bradford City for an undisclosed fee (Telegraph & Argus)

Peterborough have seen a bid turned down for Charlton striker Josh Magennis, who is also interesting Bolton (South London Press)