Southampton will again be without Steven Davis for Wednesday's FA Cup third-round replay with Norwich.
Blackburn boss Owen Coyle is hopeful that on-loan defender Tommie Hoban will return from injury in February.
Hull goalkeeper Allan McGregor is poised to join Cardiff City on loan for the remainder of the season.
Ipswich Town manager Mick McCarthy says his future is out of his hands after the "dreadful" FA Cup 1-0 loss to Lincoln City.
TIAGO ILORI has joined Reading from Liverpool for an undisclosed fee.
NEWCASTLE boss Rafa Benitez remains relaxed about his role in recruitment as owner Mike Ashley tightens up on his transfer policy.
SUTTON UNITED boss Paul Doswell believes his side can upset Leeds in the fourth round of the FA Cup.
JOEY BARTON has admitted Arsenal showed "low-level interest" in signing him when he was at Newcastle.