Many names were linked with the Sunderland job before Simon Grayson filled it recently.
Middlesbrough have offered a club record fee for the Nottingham Forest man, though contrary to some reports, nothing is signed and sealed.
Derby have been linked with a move for the Leicester man, who was on loan at Ipswich Town last year.
The former Nottingham Forest and Sheffield Wednesday man is currently on trial with Cardiff City, but is not expected to be offered a deal.
Forest have signed Jason Cummings from Hibernian and Barrie McKay from Rangers, but a box-to-box man who knows the league is vital.
Following the expiration of his contract at Burnley, who wanted to keep him, the former Peterborough United man signed for Wednesday.
The Huesca man had a bit of an on-off affair with Leeds, but it looks like now that the Whites will finally get the deal done.
The defender has swapped Manchester for Nottingham, and will link up with Forest's U23's.
Assombalonga was signed for MacAnthony's Peterborough before moving onto Nottingham Forest in 2014.
The former Wigan Athletic goalkeeper was a revelation between the sticks for Reading last season, but seems to be on his way.
According to the rumour mill, there could be a new name added to this list rather soon.
The two fierce East Midlands rivals will go head-to-head in the Championship on Saturday.
The Whites' impressive youth academy has yet more gems to be discovered.
The Reds have arguably the best youth academy in the Midlands, unearthing a series of stars down the years.
This time 10 years ago, and Charlton were still plying their trade in England's top flight.
The simulation game seems to be rather fond of the Reds' youngsters.
Players from Chelsea and Cardiff City feature on the list, as Sunderland look to bounce back from their relegation disappointment.
The Robins are in grave danger of relegation to League One, and are only out of the drop zone on goal difference.
Newcastle, Derby, Cardiff, Preston, Nottingham Forest, Brentford, Fulham and Aston Villa players feature
The 21-year-old livewire has returned to his parent club Benfica following a season long loan with Forest.
Players who've represented Everton, Nottingham Forest, Tottenham Hotspur, Leeds United and West Ham United all feature in this list.
Aston Villa, Nottingham Forest, Leeds United, Sheffield Wednesday and Newcastle United all feature in this David versus Goliath style list.
Some of the best players to ever play in the Premier League have come from France, including Tottenham, Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester United favourites.