Joey Barton wants to strengthen his Fleetwood Town squad in January after Ash Hunter followed Peter Clarke in joining another club this month. (Fleetwood Weekly News)

Third-tier clubs eye deals with gossip from Sunderland, Peterborough United, Blackpool, Fleetwood and Ipswich Town

The January transfer window is in full swing, with League One clubs eyeing crucial deals.

And we’ve got all of the latest third-tier gossip – including rumours from Sunderland, Fleetwood Town, Peterborough United and Ipswich Town.

Leeds United defender Conor Shaughnessy has agreed on a deal to join Burton Albion on loan until the end of the season. (LeedsLive)

5. Burton to make signing from Championship

Leeds United defender Conor Shaughnessy has agreed on a deal to join Burton Albion on loan until the end of the season. (LeedsLive)
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Sunderland have been linked with Sunderland with Lewie Coyle, a full-back currently on-loan at Fleetwood from Leeds United. The 24-year-old is out of contract in the summer and Leeds may be willing to cash in this month. (Sunderland Echo)

6. Sunderland in for Leeds United man

Sunderland have been linked with Sunderland with Lewie Coyle, a full-back currently on-loan at Fleetwood from Leeds United. The 24-year-old is out of contract in the summer and Leeds may be willing to cash in this month. (Sunderland Echo)
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Ipswich Town and Swindon Town are among a number of Football League clubs chasing soon-to-be free agent Liam McAlinden. (Football Insider)

7. Ipswich Town set to rival Swindon Town

Ipswich Town and Swindon Town are among a number of Football League clubs chasing soon-to-be free agent Liam McAlinden. (Football Insider)
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Burnley defender Jimmy Dunne has been linked with a move to Bolton Wanderers. (Sun)

8. Ex-Sunderland and Fleetwood loanee linked with move

Burnley defender Jimmy Dunne has been linked with a move to Bolton Wanderers. (Sun)
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