Aston Villa defender Alan Hutton today completed his loan move to Spanish side Real Mallorca, with the Scotland international joining the La Liga outfit until the end of the season.
Gary Caldwell has been named as the Scotland captain for tomorrow's friendly with Slovenia, meaning the Wigan Athletic defender will lead out his country for the first time, after coach Craig Levein decided to rest Kenny Miller.
Manchester City cruised to a 3-0 victory at home to Stoke City to ensure first place in the Premier League at Christmas, while chasers Manchester United and Arsenal both secured precious away victories.
Aston Villa have completed deadline-day deals for Scotland full-back Alan Hutton and England midfielder Jermaine Jenas, both from Tottenham.
Tottenham Hotspur today announced that Scotland defender Alan Hutton is likely to be out of action for the rest of the season as he requires knee surgery on an injury suffered in training on Thursday.
Already without Ledley King, Jonathan Woodgate and Younes Kaboul for their trip to Real Madrid, and with fellow centre-back William Gallas a doubt for the match, Tottenham Hotspur will now have to do without right-back Alan Hutton.