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The new Championship campaign is still another two months away.

But clubs are already putting plans in place for the 2021/22 season. Retained lists have been announced by all but one of the 24 clubs competing in the second tier next season.

There's also been a smattering of signings despite the summer transfer window not opening until later this week (Wednesday, June 9).

Here, we've provided a handy rundown of all the players that are free agents and the ones that are still in discussions to extend their stays.

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Barnsley

Released : Corey Addai, Bradley Binns, Daniel Bramall, Henry Kendrick, Ali Omar

In talks : Alex Mowatt

Birmingham City

Released : Geraldo Bajrami, Ryan Burke, Jack Concannon, Dan Crowley, Josh Dacres-Cogley, Miguel Fernandez, Ivan Guzman, Remeao Hutton, Agus Medina, Joe Redmond, Jayden Reid, Bernard Sun, Jon Toral

Blackburn Rovers

Released : Corry Evans, Charlie Mulgrew, Amari’i Bell, Stewart Downing, Lewis Holtby, Joe Grayson, Stefan Mols, Lewis Thompson, Ben Paton, Brad Lyons, Tom White.

Blackpool

Released : Liam Feeney, Alex Fojticek, Sullay Kaikai, Jack Sims, Ollie Turton, Adi Yussuf.

In talks : Cameron Antwi, James Husband, Luke Garbutt, Gary Madine, Stuart Moore, Nathan Shaw.

Departures : Ben Garrity (Port Vale)

Bournemouth

Released : Jack Wilshere, Corey Jordan, Tyler Cordner, Dinesh Gillela, George Hunt, Frank Vincent, Keelan O’Connell, Joe Besant, Brandon Channell, Abdi Mohamed.

In talks : Junior Stanislas, Adam Smith

Jack Wilshere has left Bournemouth

Bristol City

Released : Hakeeb Adelakun, Nathan Baker, Famara Diédhiou, Rene Gilmartin, Jack Hunt, Henri Lansbury, Adrian Mariappa, Jamie Paterson, Tommy Rowe, Liam Walsh, Marley Watkins

In talks : Danny Simpson, Andreas Weimann

Cardiff City

Released : Sol Bamba, Joe Bennett, Junior Hoilett, Joe Day, Jonny Williams.

In talks : Taylor Jones, Ryan Kavanagh, Eli King, Siyabonga Ligendza, Owen Pritchard, Nativ Yanko.

New signing : James Collins (Luton)

Coventry City

Released : Max Biamou, Amadou Bakayoko, Dan Bartlett, Jordan Young, Joe Newton, Jordon Thompson, Morgan Williams

Fulham

Released : Jordan Aina, Marcus Bettinelli, Ryan De Havilland, Lesley Duru, Jayden Harris, Kevin McDonald, Jaydn Mundle-Smith, Luca Murphy, Julian Schwarzer, Martell Taylor-Crossdale.

Huddersfield Town

Released : Tommy Elphick, Alex Pritchard, Oumar Niasse, Richard Stearman, Jayson Leutwiler, Demeaco Duhaney, Christopher Schindler, Jaden Brown, Yaya Sanogo

In talks : Richard Keogh

New signings : Matty Pearson (Luton Town), Jordan Rhodes (Sheffield Wednesday), Lee Nicholls (MK Dons), Ollie Turton (Blackpool)

Jordan Rhodes returned for a second spell at Huddersfield Town

Hull City

Released : Max Clark, George Long (rejected offer, joined Millwall), Reece Burke (rejected offer, joined Luton)

In talks : Harry Fisk, Louis Beckett, Oliver Green, Josh Hinds, Harry Lovick

Luton Town

Released : George Moncur, Kazenga LuaLua, Harry Isted, Brendan Galloway, Tiernan Parker, Jack Chambers, Coree Wilson, Joe Halsey, Josiah Ramsay

In talks : Martin Cranie, Pelly-Ruddock Mpanzu, Ryan Tunnicliffe

Departures : James Collins ( Cardiff ), Matty Pearson ( Huddersfield )

New signings : Fred Onyedinma (Wycombe), Reece Burke (Hull).

Millwall

In talks: Matt Smith

Released : Shane Ferguson, Shaun Williams, Frank Fielding, James Brown.

New signings : George Long (Hull), Scott Malone (Derby)

Middlesbrough

Released : Britt Assombalonga, Ashley Fletcher, Marvin Johnson, Jordan Archer, Nathaniel Mendez-Laing, Tyrone O’Neill, Cole Kiernan, Tyler Williams, George Waites, Andrew Wilson

New signing : Joe Lumley (QPR)

Nottingham Forest

Released : Michael Dawson, Glenn Murray (retired), Sammy Ameobi, Yuri Riberio, Samba Sow, Abdoulaye Diallo, Michael Hefele

Peterborough United

Released : Louis Reed, Niall Mason, Frazer Blake-Tracy, Sam Cartwright, Archie Jones, Brad Rolt

Available for transfer : Mo Eisa, Daniel Gyollai, Serhat Tasdemir, Ryan Broom

Preston North End

Released : Louis Moult, Billy Bodin, Josh Ginnelly, Graham Burke, David Nugent, Kyi Nicholson, Ben Dooley, Harry Huddart

QPR

Released : Paul Smyth, Aramide Oteh, Marcin Brzozowski, Tyla Dickinson, Dylan Duncan, Deshane Dalling

Contract offers : Tom Carroll, Charlie Owens

New signings : Sam Field (West Brom), Charlie Austin (West Brom)

Charlie Austin has signed a permanent deal with QPR

Reading

Released : Sone Aluko, Sam Baldock, Sam Walker, Tennai Watson

Contract offers : Tom McIntyre, Omar Richards (rejected, joined Bayern Munich)

Sheffield United

Released : Ashton Hall, Philip Jagielka, John Lundstram, Simon Moore, Jack Rodwell, Tommy Williams.

In talks : Kean Bryan

Veteran Phil Jagielka (left) has departed Sheffield United

Stoke City

Released : Jordan Cousins, Ryan Corrigan, Paul Cooper, Kevin Fernandes, Jamie Melbourne, Henry Nash, Julius Ndene, Thomas Nixon, Jai Verma.

Options exercised : James Chester, John Obi Mikel.

Departure : Kevin Wimmer (Rapid Vienna)

Swansea City

Released : Andre Ayew, Kieron Freeman, Declan John, Barrie McKay.

New signing : Ben Hughes (Chippenham Town)

Contract offer : Wayne Routledge (accepted)

West Brom

Released : Hal Robson-Kanu, Charlie Austin, Kamil Grosicki, Kyle Edwards, Branislav Ivanovic, Lee Peltier, Andy Lonergan, Zak Brown, Nick Clayton-Phillips, Cheikh Diaby, Tyrese Dyce, George Harmon, Sam French, Tom Sharpe, Tom Solanke, Finley Thorndike, Aksum White, Harry Williams, Vinnie Dwyer, Jamie Emery, Ryan Grant

Contract offers : Finn Azaz, Zak Delaney, Toby King, Owen Windsor

Retained lists pending

Derby County are the only remaining 2021/22 Championship club yet to publish their retained list. The Rams' out of contract players are as follows: Scott Carson, Curtis Davies, Florian Jozefzoon, Scott Malone (joining Millwall), Martyn Waghorn, Andre Wisdom.

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