Hull boss Steve Bruce has recalled Tom Ince and Maynor Figueroa from their loan spells.
Fiorentina president Andrea Della Valle has admitted he fears losing Norberto Neto in January with the goalkeeper linked with a move away.
Stoke have reached an agreement with Cardiff over a move for Peter Odemwingie, which will see Kenwyne Jones head to south Wales in a player-exchange transfer.
The Potters have announced that the deal is subject to both strikers passing medicals and agreeing personal terms.
However, Stoke hope to conclude their move for Odemwingie over the weekend.