The 20-year-old midfielder is hoping to kick-start his career in MLS after being released by the Championship club at the end of last season.
And Southampton are responding to Tottenham Hotspur's persistence with a contract offer.
The former Spurs boss has also claimed he had no problems with the player, saying he was always keen play football.
Sunderland remain favourites, while West Brom and West Ham are also highly backed.
Moussa Sow says he snubbed moves to England this summer.
The former Cardiff City striker has welcomed a return to Spain and La Liga, during his presentation for Rayo Vallecano.
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Tiago Ilori will be looking to impress with Aston Villa this season.
West Ham United co-owner David Gold says the club's transfer business this summer was driven by a desire to give the Boleyn Ground a fitting send off.
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Everton are reportedly interested in signing AS Roma-owned Sporting Lisbon forward Seydou Doumbia in the January transfer window.
The popular Leeds United defender has already missed seven games through injury this season.
Celtic were interested in a £2.4m AZ Alkmaar striker by the name of Aron Johannsson in 2013 - but his career has gone downhill and fast.
Newcastle United are playing in the Premier League this season after getting promoted from the Championship at the end of the 2016-17 campaign.
Tottenham Hotspur boss did not want to go into detail.
Liverpool signed midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain from Arsenal during the summer transfer window.
Ibrox side Glasgow Rangers might be without Bruno Alves tomorrow.
Newcastle United have already agreed a fee to sign Mikel Merino permanently at the end of his loan spell.
Tottenham Hotspur defender Juan Foyth made his debut against Barnsley on Tuesday night.