Aston Villa boss Paul Lambert says striker Darren Bent is not for sale ahead of the close of the transfer window.
It is understood Saphir Taider is set to leave Southampton just three weeks after arriving on a season-long loan.
Sheffield Wednesday have signed midfielder Danny Pugh on loan from Leeds.
The versatile Pugh, who can to play in central midfield, left midfield or at left-back, will remain at Hillsborough until the end of the season.
The 30-year-old will be available for the Owls' npower Championship game at Charlton on Saturday.
Pugh has had spells at Leeds, Preston, Stoke, since coming through the youth system at Manchester United in 2002.