Transfer rumours - Jan 2

Expressandstar.com bring you transfer talk from Wolves, West Brom, Aston Villa, Birmingham and Walsall.

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We have scoured the back pages and the internet to bring you the latest gossip.

We are not saying they are true – just that they are out there.

WOLVES-WALSALL

On-loan Wolves goalkeeper Aaron McCarey has returned to his parent club nearly two weeks early from his spell with Walsall.

WEST BROM

Sources in the North-East have played down rumours that West Brom striker Peter Odemwingie has been targeted by Newcastle.

ASTON VILLA

Aston Villa have joined Premier League rivals Fulham and Reading in the hunt for Charlton's talented midfielder Bradley Pritchard.

BIRMINGHAM

Birmingham goalkeeper David Lucas has left St Andrew's to join League Two side Fleetwood Town, where he will also work as a coach.