Rangers are reportedly trying to sign Accrington's Matt Crooks and Josh Windass this month after signing pre-contract agreements.
Sheffield Wednesday missed out on signing Nick Blackman from Reading, who signed for Derby County instead.
Eddie Howe is hoping that the Italian can help the Cherries avoid an instant return to the Championship.
The full-back could be about to join the club on loan.
Liverpool beat Stoke City 1-0 in the Capital One Cup semi-final yesterday.
Newcastle United are said to be interested in the French forward but he will not come cheap.
Liverpool, Newcastle, Norwich and Aston Villa all want to sign Mandanda in January.
The talented midfielder has not made the grade with the League One outfit.
The Birmingham boss was forced to watch one of his brightest talents leave the club after the Premier League side triggered his release clause.
Sheffield Wednesday had wanted to sign Nick Blackman from Reading.