Luton Town transfer and rumour tracker: Latest on Cornick, Cody Drameh and Bolton's Jerome pursuit
Luton Town’s January has suddenly burst into life and after a quiet first 25 days, it could be a rather hectic finish to the month.
The Hatters, who currently sit outside of the play-offs because of goal difference, will be hoping that they can exit the month of transfer activity in better shape than they started it.
Here, we take a look at the latest transfer and rumour headlines concerning the Hatters with just a few days of the window left to go…
James Bree departs, Cody Drameh arrives
James Bree has completed his permanent move to Southampton, reuniting with former Town boss Nathan Jones on the south coast.
The 25-year-old has played every single league minute for the Hatters thus far this season, proving to be a versatile option.
Reacting swiftly to Bree’s departure, Luton have confirmed the loan signing of Leeds United full-back Cody Drameh.
The 21-year-old, who caught the division’s attention last time out whilst on a temporary spell with Cardiff City, is highly rated by the Premier League club and arrives with no option to buy or any other clauses.
Bristol City and Cardiff City bid for Harry Cornick
Bristol City and Swansea City are battling it out for Harry Cornick’s signature, with both clubs lodging bids for the 27-year-old, as per a report from Football Insider.
A report from Bristol Live has stated that Ashton Gate is the most likely destination for the Luton forward if the Hatters are to sanction his departure.
Dropping down the pecking order this season after a strong summer of recruitment, the pacey front man has still managed to impress when given the chance.
Bolton Wanderers eye up deal for Cameron Jerome
There were not any concerns about the striking department up until a couple of days ago and as well as interest surfacing in Cornick, Cameron Jerome is on the radar at Bolton Wanderers.
As reported by Football League World, Bolton Wanderers are interested in a move for the veteran forward.
Jerome has made 21 appearances from the bench this season and at 36 years old, he is still showing good levels of pace, physicality and desire.
Rob Edwards expects more transfer activity
Speaking on Thursday to the Luton media about how the rest of the transfer window could play out, beyond the arrival of Drameh, Edwards revealed that there are still “one or two bits’ that could be done before the window slams shut on Tuesday.
Given Bree has now gone, signing an additional centre-back would make sense, given the injury issues the Hatters have suffered.
The goalkeeping department could also be bolstered, although it remains to be seen if James Shea will be fit enough to be registered in the 25-man squad for the second half of the season.