The former Crystal Palace and Queens Park Rangers manager is currently third favourite to take over at Villa Park with the bookmakers behind Roberto Di Matteo and Nigel Pearson.
Payet has been the star of the show for West Ham United this past season.
Sheffield Wednesday are reportedly keen on Millwall striker Lee Gregory.
Potential Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers gave Rangers' Rob Kiernan his debut.
The former Villa chairman says the American should have attended more of the club's matches during his decade at the helm.
Glasgow Rangers' head of recruitment Frank McParland is being linked with a move away from Ibrox.
Fulham, Leeds, Celtic and Nottingham Forest players feature among forwards Aston Villa should consider spending big money on.
Spurs are big favourites to sign Saido Berahino, while Newcastle United and Everton are also in the reckoning, according to Sky Bet.
Former Liverpool star gave his thoughts on the Europa League final.
The forgotten full-back has not played since October.
David Moyes is in charge of West Ham United at the moment.
Leeds United have trained at Elland Road in preparation for their match against Middlesbrough.
Mauricio Pochettino has responded to claims from Ruben Loftus-Cheek's father.
Dynamo Kiev defender Domagoj Vida is out of contract in January and has reportedly been offered a chance at Everton.
Rangers face Hamilton at Ibrox on Saturday in the Scottish Premiership.
However, owing to injuries, Winston Reid could be given a start for West Ham United.
Ibrox side Glasgow Rangers sacked Pedro Caixinha over a fortnight ago.
West Ham United are currently in 18th place in the Premier League table.
Frank De Boer has said that he would be interested in taking over at Glasgow Rangers and returning to Ibrox.
The Atletico Madrid manager is said to be Everton's number one target to succeed Ronald Koeman