Ex-Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini was linked with the vacant Southampton job.
Real Betis are hoping to beat Tottenham to Antonio Sanabria.
Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce and West Ham United's Slaven Bilic have both been tipped as potential successors for Roy Hodgson as England boss.
Ekstrand was released by Watford in June after suffering bad injury problems.
Rangers appear to have taken a former international defender on trial.
The West Ham man has been one of the stars of Euro 2016.
The former Everton boss has been linked as pressure mounts on Vicente Del Bosque.
Robbie Elliott suggests that Aaron Hughes would be a good signing for Newcastle United in the summer transfer window.
Garry Monk is close to bringing Kyle Bartley from Swansea to Leeds.
With plenty of Spurs players making up the England side, and after a poor ending to the Premier League season, some good management from Mauricio Pochettino will be required.
Villa sold Gestede to Middlesbrough for £6 million earlier this month.
Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino has suggested that Vincent Janssen wasn't ready for regular starts in the Premier League.
Tottenham Hotspur have moved to second in the Premier League table.
The Spaniard was in superb form against Derby County yesterday.
Leeds United won against Derby County in the Championship on Friday evening.
Leeds United are keen to re-appoint Ian Broomfield.
The cuts to senior bankers were thought to be deeper than in years past.
If Tottenham Hotspur sell Tom Carroll to Swansea City for £8 million, it could be a remarkable piece of business by Daniel Levy.
Sam Winnall is set to leave Barnsley to join Sheffield Wednesday, and that could be a major blow for Leeds United.
Tottenham's Mauricio Pochettino has commented on Dimitri Payet's situation at West Ham United.