There are reports from a Villa blog of a renewed inerest in Dale Stephens, although they are uncertain whether it is just a recycling of summer rumours: Stephens
Former Tamworth Herald Player of the Year Bradley Pritchard has told the paper that he discounts rumours of Premiership interest in him and is loving life at Charlton: Pritchard.
Reports are circulating that Charlton have made an approach to Manchester United about 21-year old striker Federico Macheda. The Italian is certainly out of favour at Old Trafford and a loan move in the January window is very likely. However, Blackpool and Hull City have also expressed interest while Macheda himself has indicated he would like to go to Germany or Spain rather than to a Championship club. More about him here: Macheda