Sunderland striker Will Grigg has been backed by Kevin Phillips.
Sunderland drew 1-1 at home to Blackpool on Tuesday night.
Wigan Athletic signed Beni Baningime on loan from Everton.
Championship promotion hopefuls Leeds United are reportedly keen to bring Lennon back to Elland Road from Premier League Burnley.
The West Bromwich Albion winger played against Wigan Athletic earlier this season.
League One challengers Sunderland paid £4m to sign Will Grigg from Championship strugglers Wigan Athletic in the January transfer window.
Queens Park Rangers lost to Wigan Athletic on Saturday.
The Northern Ireland striker joined the Black Cats after their bid for the Wigan man was accepted at the 11th hour.
Sunderland have managed to bring in Will Grigg, after chasing the Wigan Athletic forward for much of the summer.
Everton have decided to loan out Beni Baningime to Wigan Athletic for the rest of the season.
The Scotland defender has joined Championship rivals Wigan Athletic on a permanent deal.
Sunderland were interested in snapping up the Barnsley striker, but Will Grigg now is Jack Ross' first choice.
Reading and Wigan Athletic are facing a relegation battle in the Championship.
Sunderland are said to be closing in on Will Grigg and another target could arrive soon.
Carter-Vickers has made just six Championship starts for Swansea City and could reportedly join Wigan Athletic from Spurs instead.
Rangers are reportedly interested in signing Wigan playmaker Powell.
Leeds United defender Pontus Jansson was sent off against Stoke City at the weekend.
Sheffield Wednesday won against Wigan Athletic on Saturday.
Wigan Athletic striker Will Grigg is reportedly on the radar of Sunderland in the January transfer window.
Graeme Shinnie is reportedly set to snub Wigan for Sunderland.
James Chester, Neil Taylor and James Bree all started Aston Villa's heavy defeat to Wigan.