West Brom striker sealed a loan move to Championship side Millwall yesterday, following DJ Campbell, Michael Tonge, Jay Spearing, Nathan Delfouneso and Josh McEachran in those dropping down a division to get regular playing time.
Here are seven who could join them...
Jenas has had a pretty unsatisfactory time of it at Spurs over the past two and a half seasons. He was phased out of the side under Harry Redknapp before being loaned to Villa, where an Achilles injury ruined his campaign last year. He is not favoured either under Andre Villas-Boas, if early signs are anything to go by and has been linked away. He elected against a loan to Forest, and was linked with Leeds too, who later signed Michael Tonge from Stoke, potentially putting a deal on the back-burner. If Jenas indicates he is ready to be loaned out, and so far he looks reluctant, the the Championship at least, there will be no shortage of teams looking to take him on.
Jones has become a forgotten man at the Britannia, and is wanted by both Leeds and Leicester. The Mirror reported last night that Tony Pulis is happy to loan him out, after the acquisition of Michael Owen. Jones was linked with a switch to a club in the Middle East earlier in the summer, and he is yet to make a Premier League appearance this season. He did however feature in the 4-3 League Cup defeat to Swindon, in which he scored.
Robbie Brady played in the Championship on loan with Hull last season, and a return is not out of the realms of possibility. The Republic of Ireland winger scored an excellent volley on his debut against Oman a week ago, but faces a tough task to earn a first team spot at Manchester United in the short-term. The winger said he wants to remain in the plans of Giovanni Trapattoni, and if it means going on loan for a short period, so be it. He is likely to feature for the Red Devils in the Capital One Cup next week, so any deal is expected to materialise after that.
It was reported this week that there are 'a number of clubs' interested in acquiring the services of defensive midfielder Mehdi Abeid. The Algerian is seen as a potential long-term replacement or competition for Cheik Tiote, but needs to get some regular football under his belt. Birmingham and Charlton are thought to be among the interested clubs.
Norwich defender Elliot Ward has not been included in the Canaries 25-man Premier League squad for the season, leaving the 27-year-old in real need of a move away. Bristol City were linked earlier this month for the centre-back, whose contract expires next summer. He has not played this season and made 13 appearances last term, and a Championship move looks likely.
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It is a sorry tale for these two Aston Villa full-backs. Both have been cast aside for younger players from the Championship in Matthew Lowton and Joe Bennett, and making a step down themselves is looking like the only amenable option. Paul Lambert confirmed last week both are not in his plans and are training with the club's development squad, and added if a loan deal presents itself, he will be happy to consider it.
Is there anyone we've missed? Who needs a move the most?
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