With only a couple of weeks of the transfer window remaining, Sunderland and their League One rivals continue to be linked with a host of players.
And reports today suggest that one of Sunderland's primary transfer targets could be set for a spell on the sidelines after picking up an injury during a pre-season friendly.
Striker Charlie Wyke - who is now the subject of a second bid from the Black Cats - limped off during Bradford City's friendly with Sheffield United and now looks set to be out of action for four to six weeks.
While it is undoubtedly a blow for the striker, the injury setback is not thought to have affected Sunderland's interest in landing Wyke.
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Similarly, Bolton Wanderers also remain keen on a deal while reports over the weekend suggested that Wigan Athletic may also be ready to enter the race.
Here's the news hitting the headlines in League One today:
Peterborough defender Jack Baldwin features high on Sheffield Wednesday's wanted list - while Sunderland have also been linked this summer (Sheffield Star)
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Championship side Nottingham Forest are eyeing a move for Bristol Rovers captain Tom Lockyer if they miss out on Sam Byram (Bristol Live)
Meanwhile, Bristol Rovers striker Ellis Harrison is undergoing a medical at a second tier club, with Blackburn Rovers and Ipswich Town the two names linked (Bristol Live)
Oxford United triallist Michael Doughty has impressed during pre-season, but could now be set to sign for local rivals Swindon Town (Swindon Advertiser)
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No bids have yet been accepted for Blackpool defender Curtis Tilt - despite reports linking him with QPR and Ipswich (Blackpool Gazette)
Ipswich are also thought to be in the race for Scunthorpe defender Conor Townsend, with Hull City also eyeing up the full-back (Ipswich Star)
Portsmouth boss Kenny Jackett is remaining firm on Coventry City target Conor Chaplin. The Pompey manager insists that the striker will not be allowed to leave Fratton Park unless a replacement is found. It was thought that Mo Eisa could be that replacement, but the Cheltenham striker now looks set to join Bristol City (The News, Portsmouth)
Doncaster Rovers are casting their eye over two triallists ahead of the new League One season. Former Bradford City winger Paul Taylor and a young, so far unnamed, midfielder are trying to prove their worth at the Keepmoat Stadium (Doncaster Free Press)