Hughton oversaw Newcastle United's last promotion from the second tier, but warns they may find things tougher this time around.
The Premier League side are desperate to re-sign the French midfielder.
The talented midfielder has struggled with injuries in recent years.
The Blues are expected to be busy in this summer transfer window.
Celtic have reportedly failed with a second bid for Aston Villa's Scott Sinclair.
Aston Villa won their first pre-season match of the season 8-0.
Jack Sullivan, the son of West Ham United co-owner David, has clarified the situation regarding the signing of Turkish international Gokhan Tore.
Leeds United are looking for a replacement for Charlie Taylor.
Ibrox side Glasgow Rangers signed Joey Barton from Burnley earlier this summer.
Arsenal were reportedly in talks to sign the Lyon striker.
Newcastle United overcame Brentford 3-1 this weekend.
West Ham's Aaron Cresswell was sent off against Crystal Palace on Saturday evening.
Tottenham Hotspur failed to win against West Bromwich Albion in the Premier League on Saturday.
The Swede nearly secured a late point for Leeds United at the iPro Stadium.
Liverpool do appear to need additional depth at the heart of their defence.
Cheikhou Kouyate has piled the pressure on West Ham United boss Slaven Bilic ahead of Saturday's crunch clash against Crystal Palace.
West Ham United co-owner David Gold has shared his love of a former player who turned his back on the club for bitter rivals Tottenham Hotspur.
The young Frenchman has been involved with the first-team at Arsenal for some time now.
The two have formed a quick relationship in the heart of the Arsenal defence.
Leeds have an option to buy the Swedish defender for around £10 million less than that figure.
‘Twice as good” is a phrase that some know so well, but which others, those who have never needed to be taught about it, may not recognise at all.
In the first week of the Tour de France, Adam Yates’s philosophy was simple – “stay invisible and stay out of trouble” – but once the race hit the mountains this weekend, his mind turned to his objective for the race: winning at least one stage, which is his priority in his second Tour de France before his attentions turn to an assault on the overall standings in future years.
The embattled Labour leader, Jeremy Corbyn, is likely to be recalled by a powerful House of Commons committee following official complaints by MPs that he gave misleading answers last week to its inquiry into antisemitism in his party.