Manchester United have reportedly opened talks with Jose Mourinho's representatives.
Derby County were among the pre-season favourites to earn promotion.
Sunderland have become big favourites for the drop.
The Swiss full-back is nearing a return for Leeds but still has a way to go.
Everton's Joel Robles is set to play at the weekend, with Tim Howard out injured.
Tottenham Hotspur are currently in third place in the Premier League table.
The current strikers cannot be taking much confidence from the manager.
Reports this week have suggested that the Frenchman is considering his future as Villa boss following the club's barren transfer window.
Sunderland are set to take on Liverpool at Anfield tomorrow.
Southampton, Stoke City, West Ham, Newcastle United, Stoke City, Norwich City, and Watford signings feature.
Crystal Palace are favourites but Leeds United's price has dropped over past 24 hours.
HITC Sport understands Barnsley star eyes Villa move
Leeds United are going strong in the Championship at the moment.
Manchester United keen on selling Luke Shaw to title rivals Chelsea or Tottenham.
There will be some retention bonuses, though.
Manchester City midfielder Fabian Delph started his career at Leeds United.
The emergence of Kalvin Phillips and Ronaldo Vieira has certainly eased the pain of Cook's absence.
Nottingham Forest owner does not appear keen on re-negotiating failed takeover.
The Algerian is wanted by Everton but a move has been delayed.
Former Leeds United striker Michael Bridges' time at the club was wrecked by injuries.