Championship side Derby County bolstered their promotion push on Friday with the addition of two recruits from the Premier League.
Steve McClaren's men have signed Chelsea forward Patrick Bamford, an England Under-21 international who scored 16 goals in 29 appearances during a temporary stint at MK Dons earlier this season, on loan from January 6 until the end of the campaign.
Derby, who sit fourth in England's second tier, have also moved to bring in Simon Dawkins from Tottenham on a permanent deal after the attacker impressed in a three-month loan spell at Pride Park.
A host of other Premier League players were on the move on Friday.
Liverpool youngster Adam Morgan completed a permanent switch to Championship outfit Yeovil Town, signing a two-and-a-half year deal following a successful loan.
A product of Liverpool's academy, Morgan made three first-team appearances for the Anfield club, all in last season's UEFA Europa League.
Swansea City defender Alan Tate has joined Scottish Premiership side Aberdeen on loan for the remainder of the season.
Tate, who captained Swansea in their first Premier League fixture in August 2011, previously spent time at Yeovil this season before a hamstring injury cut short his stint at Huish Park.
Arsenal have confirmed goalkeeper Damian Martinez and defender Hector Bellerin will remain on loan at Sheffield Wednesday and Watford for the rest of the campaign.
Promotion-chasing League One club Leyton Orient have signed Tottenham forward Shaquile Coulthirst and Stoke City midfielder Jamie Ness on month-long loans.
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