Date: 22nd August 2008 at 8:46pm
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The deadline for Championship clubs to add to their squads on a permanent basis is drawing near.

Vital Coventry looks at the latest moves taking place.

Birmingham City – Manager Alex McLeish is still waiting for Bobo Balde to agree a settlement on his Celtic contract.

Burnley – Owen Coyle is desperate for defensive reinforcements and Russell Anderson of Sunderland could be a target.

Cardiff City – USA international Eddie Johnson has joined on a season-long loan from Fulham.

Derby County – Dean Leacock will no longer be allowed to leave Pride Park after the retirement of Alan Stubbs.

Ipswich Town – Moritz Volz of Fulham is thinking over a move to Portman Road.

Reading – Irish striker Dave Mooney has moved to the Madejski Stadium from Cork City.

Sheffield Wednesday – Middlesbrough full-back Tony McMahon has joined the Owls on a month’s loan.

Southampton – Jack Cork of Chelsea has moved to St Mary’s on loan until the New Year.