Barnsley are interested in Birmingham striker Kevin Phillips, 36. Derby are also keen.
Birmingham, meanwhile, are preparing an improved bid of £2m for Fulham left-back Paul Konchesky, 29.
West Brom are interested in Roma striker Stefano Okaka who was on loan at Fulham.
Genoa have made a late move for Blackburn midfielder Vince Grella who was bound for Galatasaray.
Rotherham have signed Blackburn striker Marcus Marshall, 20, on a free and Sheffield United are poised to sign Blackburn keeper Mark Bunn, 25.
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