Everton have triggered Idrissa Gana's release clause at Aston Villa, Press Association Sport understands.
Bayern Munich goalkeeper Ivan Lucic is close to signing for Championship club Bristol City.
Sheffield Wednesday have agreed a deal to sign Almen Abdi from Watford, according to Sky sources.
League Two side Morecambe sign Burnley defender Alex Whitmore on loan until January.
Birmingham boss Gary Rowett has emerged as a serious contender for the vacant managerial position at Hull City.
Nottingham Forest have their capacity reduced by 20% by Nottinghamshire County Council to fewer than 25,000.
Norwich City have made a £10m bid for Fulham's Ross McCormack, according to Sky sources.
Defender Jake Buxton joins Wigan Athletic from Derby County on a three-year contract for an undisclosed fee.