Birger Meling never made a first-team appearance for Championship outfit Middlesbrough but could reportedly return to the Riverside from Rosenborg.
Wolverhampton Wanderers could add Odd's Norwegian U19 ace John Kitolano to their Premier League squad before the summer transfer window shuts.
Aston Villa were linked with Kosovan striker Flamur Kastrati, but Wolves' Scandinavian plans could bring him to their attention.
Edwin Gyasi may move to the Championship this month but with Norwich City or Fulham rather than Sunderland.
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.
Championship giants Leeds United have failed to lure Norwegian youngster Abdul-Basit Agouda to Elland Road with the teenager staying in the Eliteserien.
Aston Villa could look to Scandinavia to enhance their squad in January with Sandefjord striker Kastrati and Lillestrom prodigy Matthew under consideration.
Abdul-Basit Agouda is a player with huge potential - could he release it at Leeds United?
Bjorn Sigurdarson was the best player in Norway last season - and Wolverhampton Wanderers could do with another striker.