"The fact we are second going into the two cup games is nice," said Parkinson.
"But we've just been beaten 3-1 at Carlisle and my thoughts are now on what we can do better, and we want to put on a better show in our next game."
It is being widely reported that Leicester City are the favourites to sign Manchester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho, and if
Last week Wayne Rooney completed his return to boyhood club Everton, writing the final chapter in a fairy tale career.
Wayne Rooney has returned to Everton after 13 years at Manchester United.
Germany defender Antonio Rudiger has joined Chelsea from Roma on a five-year contract.
Wayne Rooney has closed the chapter on a Manchester United career that featured a raft of honours across 13 years.
Wayne Rooney has returned to Everton after a record-breaking career at Manchester United.