The former Nice boss is still a big fan of the club.
The Leeds United v Middlesbrough re-arrangement caused difficulty for fans travelling from overseas.
John Stones has been linked with leaving Everton this summer.
Middlesbrough hope that a four-day break in Marbella will benefit their bid to earn promotion from the Championship.
Joleon Lescott has angered some Aston Villa fans with his use of social media recently.
The defender is set to join the Reds from Schalke in the summer.
Brian McDermott is keen to have striker Matej Vydra available for Reading's FA Cup tie against West Bromwich Albion, but says he won't rush him back.
Papiss Cisse has made 13 appearances for Newcastle United this season, scoring twice.
The winger picked up a hamstring injury during the club's Championship clash with Preston on Saturday.
The England international still knows where the goal is.