Burnley manager Sean Dyche says striker Danny Ings will not be fazed about facing Liverpool on Wednesday night
Derby teenager Offrande Zanzala has signed a professional contract with the club.
The 34-year-old has agreed terms with Blues and passed a medical but the club are waiting on a visa application before a one-month deal is completed.
Former Senegal international Diop, who helped West Ham to promotion to the Barclays Premier League last season, has impressed on trial at St Andrew's.
He has also played in England for Fulham and Portsmouth, with whom he won the FA Cup in 2008.