Manchester City have reportedly denied they will move for these two strikers.
Allardyce would prefer not to use Rodwell at centre-back despite their lack of options in that area.
The ex-Arsenal and Chelsea defender has been linked with a switch to Aston Villa in recent weeks, but it now looks like he could be heading to MLS this winter instead.
Sheffield Wednesday suffered a 1-0 defeat to Middlesbrough in the Championship on Monday evening.
West Ham United beat Southampton 2-1 at Upton Park yesterday.
HITC Sport understands Rangers are set to sign Doncaster Rovers midfielder Harry Forrester on a free transfer.
Newcastle United lost to West Bromwich Albion in the Premier League on Monday afternoon, and will next face Arsenal and Manchester United.
Leeds United have moved up to 14th in the Championship table since Steve Evans took charge.
Liverpool, Aston Villa, Newcastle United and Norwich City have all been linked with Steve Mandanda.
Everton lost 4-3 to Stoke City at Goodison Park in the Premier League on Monday afternoon.
Former Rangers boss Ally McCoist was reportedly considered for the Aston Villa job before they appointed Tim Sherwood.
The Leeds star says he is much happier playing week in, week out at Leeds than potentially warming the bench elsewhere.
Inter Milan boss Roberto Mancini hopes Celtic striker John Guidetti doesn't come back to haunt him.