Nottingham Forest manager Stuart Pearce says injured stars such as Andy Reid and Chris Cohen will not be rushed back ahead of schedule.
The former Arsenal defender has discussed the differences between Louis van Gaal and David Moyes.
Neil Redfearn has held his weekly press conference at Thorp Arch.
Divock Origi has been linked with an early arrival at Anfield, which would cut short a loan deal struck with Lille. Brendan Rodgers discussed this and gave an injury update at a press conference ahead of Liverpool's trip to Aston Villa.
In an interview with the Liverpool Echo, Kevin Mirallas said he will make a decision on his future in the summer, with 18 months left on his deal at Goodison Park.
If Tottenham Hotspur's are able to sign West Ham United's Winston Reid, it could be inspired.
The French international has had surgery on a dislocated shoulder.
Match to be played on Saturday 17th January 2015 at 15:00. Venue: Villa Park, Birmingham.
Tottenham Hotspur beat Burnley 4-2 in FA Cup action last night.
Arsenal are nearing their first signing of the season.