Many names were linked with the Sunderland job before Simon Grayson filled it recently.
Middlesbrough have offered a club record fee for the Nottingham Forest man, though contrary to some reports, nothing is signed and sealed.
Derby have been linked with a move for the Leicester man, who was on loan at Ipswich Town last year.
The former Nottingham Forest and Sheffield Wednesday man is currently on trial with Cardiff City, but is not expected to be offered a deal.
Forest have signed Jason Cummings from Hibernian and Barrie McKay from Rangers, but a box-to-box man who knows the league is vital.
Following the expiration of his contract at Burnley, who wanted to keep him, the former Peterborough United man signed for Wednesday.
The Huesca man had a bit of an on-off affair with Leeds, but it looks like now that the Whites will finally get the deal done.
The defender has swapped Manchester for Nottingham, and will link up with Forest's U23's.
Assombalonga was signed for MacAnthony's Peterborough before moving onto Nottingham Forest in 2014.
The former Wigan Athletic goalkeeper was a revelation between the sticks for Reading last season, but seems to be on his way.
The Reds bolstered their attacking options, but maybe should have turned their focus towards the back.
Undisputed footballing heroes these players may be, but there is one trophy missing from their bulging cabinets.
A moment of madness has seen the versatile 25-year-old banned for six matches.
The simulation game seems to be rather fond of the Reds' youngsters.
The 21-year-old livewire has returned to his parent club Benfica following a season long loan with Forest.
The youngster was at Charlton Athletic before Fulham swooped in for his services.
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Despite a dark season, this 22-year-old has been a shining light at The City Ground.
The 24-year-old Boro defender has been outstanding this season, and has caught the eye of teams like West Ham United and Liverpool.
The striker joined Sheffield Wednesday on loan with a view to a permanent deal on transfer deadline day.
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