The Iron have unveiled the signing of German centre forward Kenan Dünnwald-Turan on a two-year deal.
Cox, who started his illustrious career at the Iron, has come back to his home club 29-years after he initially left the club to further his career.
Russ Wilcox will return to his former role as the Scunthorpe under 23s manager ahead of the new season, with a new manager reportedly set to be in place by Monday.
The Iron have reportedly joined Gillingham, Doncaster, Salford in the race to sign former Ipswich striker Jordan Roberts, according to the East Anglian Times.
As expected, Scunthorpe striker Kyle Wootton has left the club to join National League side Notts County on a permanent deal.
Slowly but surely the magic of Paul Hurst is beginning to rub off on Scunthorpe United following their horrendous start to the 2019/20 campaign. The Iron lost six out of their seven opening matches of the League Two season, leaving them rooted to the foot of the table.
Okay, so on the face of it and for anyone who hasn't been following Scunthorpe's season closely, a measly ten points after 13 League Two matches looks poor, but...
Scunthorpe winger Adam Hammill - who is expected to depart United before today's deadline - has turned down a move to an unnamed club.
The Iron have announced the season-long loan of Rotherham United forward Jamie Proctor - but he may not be the only business the club reveal today.
Scunthorpe have announced the signing of young striker George Miller on a season-long loan from Championship side Barnsley.