That means a host of League One and Two clubs are eyeing mid-season deals in an attempt to push on this campaign.
Scroll down and click through the pages to view the latest League One and Two transfer gossip from around the web.
1. Youngster set for big move
Manchester United are set to battle rivals Manchester City for the signing of Rochdale starlet Luke Matheson. (Daily Star)
2. QPR target new manager
QPR are set to axe Mark Warburton and make an approach for current Wycombe manager Gareth Ainsworth. (TeamTalk)
3. Ethan Robson to depart?
A decision on Sunderland player Ethan Robson, who sees his contract expire at the end of the season, is expected in the near future. (Sunderland Echo)
4. Coventry to lose manager?
Reports on Saturday have claimed Sky Blues boss Mark Robins is a potential target for Blues as Pep Clotet is set for the sack at St Andrew's. (Coventry Live)