Leicester captain Wes Morgan has had his contract with the club extended by a further year, with talks ongoing about a longer deal for the central defender.
Leicester manager Nigel Pearson has played down the contract situation at the club.
Derby have signed Tottenham midfielder Simon Dawkins on a permanent deal following a successful loan spell.
Derby have signed Tottenham midfielder Simon Dawkins on a permanent deal following a successful loan spell at the Sky Bet Championship club.
Derby will check on the fitness of Craig Bryson and Johnny Russell ahead of Sunday's FA Cup tie against Chelsea.
Derby have extended Michael Keane's loan spell from Manchester United.
Leicester defender Zak Whitbread has had his loan spell at Derby extended until the end of the season.
Derby hope midfielders Will Hughes and Jeff Hendrick will be available for the game against Barnsley at Oakwell on Sunday.
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