Derby County let Darren Bent join Championship rivals Burton Albion on loan in the January transfer window while Jason Shackell headed to Millwall.
Three of the rumoured Ipswich Town target's old players are out of favour at Derby County, and could be looking for new clubs after their loans at Sheffield Wednesday, Reading and Burton Albion expire.
The West Ham United talent is currently on loan at Burton Albion.
Aston Villa fans have some interesting views ahead of Darren Bent's return to Villa Park with Burton Albion.
Sunderland are looking to improve their strike force in the coming weeks.
Championship challengers Derby County will let Darren Bent leave on loan so could Aston Villa be tempted to welcome him back?
Burton Albion have confirmed an interest in Darren Bent, so Sunderland should make their own move for their former striker.
Wolverhampton Wanderers and Swansea City will face each other in the FA Cup this afternoon.
Rangers don't have a huge amount of funds for January transfers - but that doesn't mean there's no business to be done.
Darren Bent, now at Derby County, is a former Tottenham Hotspur player.
Vincent Janssen's move to Fenerbahce suggests Tottenham got it wrong with another big money striker move.
Sunderland's most expensive XI arguably proves that spending money certainly does not guarantee success.
Another year has passed and Derby County are destined for another season in the Championship and some players may find themselves in line for the axe.