Bayern Munich are on the brink of signing Xabi Alonso from Real Madrid, with the midfielder set to undergo a medical.
Italian side Roma have completed the signing of Kostas Manolas from Olympiacos for a 13million euros transfer fee.
Loan pair Sam Hutchinson and Leon Best have extended their deals at Sheffield Wednesday.
Utility man Hutchinson, on loan from Chelsea, will remain at Hillsborough until April 9.
Meanwhile Blackburn forward Best, who has scored once in six matches, has signed until the end of the season.
Both players are available for Wednesday's clash with Birmingham on Saturday.