Meanwhile, Sean St. Ledger has moved a step closer to finding a permanent club.
The former Republic of Ireland defender has joined M-L-S side D-C United on trial.
In other transfer news, veteran striker Samuel Eto’o has left Everton.
The 33-year-old has joined Italian side Samp-doria after just six months at Goodison Park.
And Stoke’s Bo-yan has been ruled-out for the rest of the season.
The former Barcelona striker suffered a cruciate knee ligament injury during last night’s FA Cup fourth round win over Rochdale.