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.
Fulham have confirmed forward Bryan Ruiz has joined Dutch side PSV Eindhoven on loan until the end of the season.
The Costa Rica international has fallen down the pecking order at Craven Cottage since Rene Meulensteen was placed in charge, featuring in just two matches under the Dutchman since he replaced Martin Jol at the start of December.
Ruiz, 28, moved to Fulham in 2011 after a successful spell with FC Twente and reportedly cost the Barclays Premier League side in excess of £10million.