Andrej Kramaric has suggested that he could switch Croatia for Spain, rather than moving to Chelsea or Tottenham Hotspur.
Alou Diarra, who left West Ham United this summer, has been in training with Brighton and Hove Albion as he searches for a new club.
Middlesbrough defender Jonathan Woodgate, formerly of Leeds United, Newcastle United and Tottenham Hotspur, is back in training after three months out with injuries.
Celtic have been linked with signing Watford winger Ikechi Anya.
Newcastle United's Paul Dummett sees Ayoze Perez maturing into a 'really good player', with the Spaniard having adjusted quickly to Premier League life.
The Brazilian has been recognised for excellence in simulation against Derby County earlier this month.
Johnson's injury currently leaves one man who can directly replace him in his position during his absence.
Tottenham Hotspur's Hugo Lloris is determined to beat Newcastle United tonight.
The Arsenal youngster is currently on loan at Stevenage Borough.
With his future up in the air once again, Paris Saint-Germain's Adrien Rabiot is set to start for the French club in Wednesday's cup match against Ajaccio.