Rafa Benitez is confident Newcastle's bid for a return to the Premier League is safe in his hands despite owner Mike Ashley's return to the limelight.
Ravel Morrison has until the end of next week to earn the chance to face former club Manchester United by securing a loan move to Wigan from Lazio.
Embattled Premier League referee Mike Dean has been assigned to oversee the Championship clash between Barnsley and Leeds on Saturday.
Chelsea's Lucas Piazon has had his loan deal at Fulham extended until the end of the current season.
QPR are interested in signing Manchester United midfielder Sean Goss, Press Association Sport reports.
West Ham and Sunderland are interested in Leeds' Chris Wood, but have been put off by their valuation, sources have told ESPN FC.