Aston Villa boss Paul Lambert has defended his decision to send striker Darren Bent out on loan to Brighton.
Tranmere chairman Mark Palios claims to have turned down the chance to sign Ched Evans.
Sol Bamba has left Leicester for Turkish club Trabzonspor.
City accepted an undisclosed offer for the Ivory Coast centre-half, who joined 17 months ago from Hibernian.
And Bamba leaves the King Power Stadium having scored four goals in 55 appearances.
The 27-year-old's departure followed last month's signing of defender Ritchie de Laet from Manchester United.