Aston Villa boss Martin O'Neill has revealed he is open to the idea of sending out some fringe members of his squad on loan when the Football League window opens at the weekend.
"I explore any possibility of things that can suit the player and perhaps the club," he told the club's official website.
"The minute we sign any player, we get inundated with calls from clubs wanting to loan this and that player. It's as if they're waiting for us to make signings before making a move.
"I'll review the situation and see what might suit both the club and the players."