Birmingham manager Lee Clark is keeping quiet on reports he wants to sign Newcastle attacker Hatem Ben Arfa on loan.
Real Madrid were keeping their cards close to their chest regarding a potential swoop for striker Javier Hernandez.
Wes Thomas has joined Blackpool on loan from npower League One side Bournemouth.
The 25-year-old striker played under Seasiders boss Michael Appleton earlier this season, scoring three goals in six league games for Portsmouth, and will stay at Bloomfield Road until January.
Thomas began life in non-league football, but has since worked his way up the League pyramid with spells at Dagenham, Cheltenham, and Crawley.