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.
Leeds United dumped Premier League side Burnley out of the Carabao Cup on Tuesday night.
Mateusz Klich was fantastic in Leeds United's win over Burnley in the third round of the League Cup on Tuesday night.
West Ham United strolled into the fourth round of the Carabao Cup with a victory over Bolton Wanderers.
Leeds United ace Hadi Sacko impressed against Burnley.
Danny Ings made his return for Liverpool against Leicester in the Carabao Cup.
Tottenham take on Barnsley in the Carabao Cup this evening.
The former Leeds United defender is now an agent looking after the career of the Whites teenager.
West Ham United boss Slaven Bilic has fired a warning to striker Andy Carroll after he made his feelings clear at being substituted.
Leeds United come up against their former left-back and they have a new weapon at their disposal.
Celtic travel to Ibrox to face Pedro Caixinha's Glasgow Rangers at the weekend.