Wales midfielder Joe Allen looks set to miss this summer's European Championships after suffering a ruptured Achilles.
Looking towards the bottom of the Championship table and there are several clubs that were not so long ago dining at the top table of English football.
Stoke City midfielder Giannelli Imbula is reportedly in advanced talks with Lokomotiv Moscow with two days to go before the Russian transfer window shuts.
James McClean has been ruled out for several weeks with a knee injury and been warned about his behaviour by the FA to compound the Stoke man's misery.
Stoke City boss Michael O'Neill has confirmed Ryan Shawcross is slowly closing in on a first-team return after injury.
Aston Villa defender James Chester has joined Stoke City on loan until the end of the season.
Boss Michael O’Neill believes his Stoke City side are flourishing as morale seems to be on the up for the Championship outfit.
Stoke City manager Michael O'Neill has claimed he can tempt striker Tyrese Campbell to stay at the bet365stadium this summer despite recent speculation.