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Sunderland and their League One rivals continue to be the subject of plenty of speculation as the new season nears.

Tuesday, 17th July 2018, 11:31 am
Updated Tuesday, 17th July 2018, 11:57 am
Jack Ross is targeting new Sunderland signings

And reports today suggest that a Sunderland transfer bid could have a knock-on effect for several of their fellow League One clubs.

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Elsewhere, there are updates on a host of other teams from around the third tier as sides look to get deals done before the August 9 deadline.

Here's the rumours doing the rounds today:

Sunderland's bid for Cheltenham striker Mo Eisa could have an effect on Portsmouth - who themselves were hopeful of landing the frontman. A potential move to the Black Cats would mean that Pompey would have to readjust their transfer plans. Sunderland have launched a seven-figure bid for the striker (The News, Portsmouth)

And part of that readjustment may mean that striker Conor Chaplin - who looked set to join Coventry - is not allowed the leave the club (The News, Portsmouth)

Bradford City striker Charlie Wyke continues to attract plenty of interest, including that of Sunderland, but Championship side Preston have ruled-out a move for the ex-Middlesbrough man (Lancashire Evening Post)

Winger Gwion Edwards has left Peterborough to join Championship side Ipswich (Peterborough Today)

Blackpool have clinched a double defensive deal, landing ex-Arsenal youngster Marc Bola and Oldham's Ryan McLaughlin (Blackpool Gazette)

Midfielder James Wallace is continuing to try and catch the eye of Joey Barton as he looks to win a deal at Fleetwood Town (Fleetwood Today)

Ipswich boss Paul Hurst has admitted that Blackpool defender Curtis Tilt is the 'right calibre' of player for his side (Blackpool Gazette)

Ched Evans is set to leave Sheffield United on loan - with several League One sides keen on a deal (Sheffield Star)

Coventry City are set to land promising young defender Sam McCallum after he impressed at Jamie Vardy's V9 Academy (Coventry Live)