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Wolves may have to etch off one loan target for the time being, with Newcastle United unwilling to let them borrow striker Emmanuel Riviere.
The 25-year-old Frenchman is on the way back from a knee injury, but manager Steve McLaren could pitch him back into the starting line-up.
Aleksandar Mitrovic, Papiss Cisse and Ayoze Perez are all ahead of Riviere in the pecking order, but the Magpies are struggling for goals.
West Brom will have to beat Liverpool AND Arsenal to the signature of exciting Birmingham City winger Demarai Gray when the transfer window reopens in January.
The Gunners were thought to be their main rivals for the the 19-year-old, but sources at Anfield indicate they are seriously interested, too.
The Baggies hold sway as they can offer the teenager the chance to stay in the West Midlands and a more realistic chance of first-team football in the top-flight.
It's emerging that both Aston Villa and West Ham offered Croatia striker Nikola Kalinic the chance to return to England in the summer.
Hammers boss Slaven Bilic knows him from the international side, with Kalinic scoring 13 times in 53 games at Blackburn from 2009 and 2011.
The 27-year-old has instead joined Italian outfit Fiorentina and hit the ground running, with five goals in his opening seven games for the club.
Both Villa and West Ham are monitoring his progress, but the forward would cost more than the £3.85million Ukrainian side Dnipro received.
All quiet at the Banks's Stadium today.