If Reading are going to make a serious promotion push this season, Garath McCleary will be crucial.
Leeds United striker Chris Wood scored against Aston Villa in the Championship at the weekend.
Hull City lost against Middlesbrough in the Premier League on Monday evening.
Aston Villa's Gabby Agbonlahor is being put through his paces in a bid to get him back fit and firing.
West Ham United are currently in 17th place in the Premier League table.
Tottenham star Toby Alderweireld will return for Wednesday's Champions League clash with CSKA Moscow.
Could Celtic win the Scottish Premiership title with Robbie Savage in charge?
The Leeds United player has barely featured in recent times and will be hoping the additional matches this month could make all the difference.
Glasgow Rangers are keen to bring Chris Cadden to Ibrox, but face competition from Sunderland.
Tottenham Hotspur complete their Champions League duties later this week.
Jermain Defoe and Victor Anichebe have done their bit but it is no coincidence that Sunderland’s run of three wins in four games has coincided with Lamine Koné’s return to central-defensive form.
Tony Pulis may not wish to dwell on financial matters after his costly loss in the high court last week but there is at least one calculation of which he can be proud. If transfer expenditure is factored into the amount of points won by each Premier League club this season, then Pulis is the highest-performing manager.