Leeds are likely to be after a striker in January with Pierre-Michel Lasogga still struggling to find his form.
Abdisalam Ibrahim didn't make the grade at Manchester City but a return to England could be on the cards with Aston Villa, Derby, Middlesbrough or Fulham.
Aitor Karanka wants to reunite with his former Middlesbrough star Adam Clayton at Nottingham Forest, but Championship rivals Aston Villa are keen, too.
Stevenage manager Darren Sarll was reportedly at the game between the Tottenham Hotspur Under-23 and their Everton counterparts.
West Ham United wanted to re-call Robert Snodgrass from his loan at Championship giants Aston Villa but have now turned their attention to Middlesbrough.
Aitor Karanka wants a reunion with Middlesbrough duo Adam Clayton and Grant Leadbitter at his new Championship employers Nottingham Forest.
West Ham United tried to bring Adama Traore back to the Premier League this summer following Middlesbrough's relegation to the Championship.
Cardiff are interested in a Middlesbrough star but Leeds should really be looking at landing his signature.
Tony Pulis has made a steady start to life on Teeside.
Nottingham Forest and Leeds United are just two of the Championship teams keen to take Adam Clayton away from Tony Pulis's Middlesbrough this January.
Here are four points discussing current footballing issues. Tottenham Hotspur, Manchester United, Middlesbrough and West Ham United feature.
Middlesbrough are currently in the middle of a rough patch, and Adama Traoré is the man to power them out of that. This is why:
Aston Villa host Middlesbrough in the Championship this evening.