The Hibernian manager’s comments would be bad news for Glasgow Rangers, Wolverhampton Wanderers and Derby County.
The Villa manager is pleased with the trio of players he has brought in but emphasised that he still needs to cut down his squad.
Liverpool were 1-0 winners during their pre-season friendly with Tranmere on Friday.
The Baggies are said to be eyeing a move for Dieumerci Mbokani.
Steven Fletcher recently joined Sheffield Wednesday after leaving Sunderland at the end of last season.
Part of Manchester United's pre-season sees them facing Manchester City, Borussia Dortmund and Galatasaray.
The Magpies midfielder starred for France at Euro 2016.
West Ham United have signed Gokhan Tore on a season-long loan from Besiktas.
Everton need to sign Arkadiusz Milik as the replacement for the wantaway Romelu Lukaku.
West Ham United's Adrian says that he and his teammates cannot wait to move to the club's new home.
The AC Milan winger arrived at Liverpool in the same year his fellow Spaniard, now Newcastle United's manager, left Anfield.
Could Tottenham Hotspur be tempted to cash in on Erik Lamela in the summer transfer window?
Queens Park Rangers won against Rotherham United in the Championship on Saturday afternoon.
Ledley is out of contract at Crystal Palace this summer, while West Brom are said to be looking at free agent midfielders.
Newcastle United and Birmingham City played out a goalless draw this weekend.
Tottenham's Michel Vorm could start over Hugo Lloris in the FA Cup semi-final.
The Rangers right-back has been linked with a move to Nottingham Forest, where ex-Ibrox boss Mark Warburton is now employed.
Leeds United won against Brighton and Hove Albion in the Championship on Saturday evening.
Leeds United beat Brighton and Hove Albion 2-0 this evening.
West Ham United have sorely missed Diafra Sakho this season but he could make his comeback in the London derby against Arsenal.
Switzerland's politicians have done too little to protect the country's banks from demands for data from foreign governments, UBS CEO Sergio Ermotti said in an interview published by the SonntagsZeitung newspaper on Sunday.
When Antonio Conte omitted Sebastian Giovinco from his Italy squad for this summer’s European Championships Greg Vanney must have raised a glass in the Azzurri coach’s honour.
Umtiti gained his call-up to the French squad at this tournament only after injuries ruled out Raphael Varane and Jérémy Mathieu, with Mamadou Sakho banned, and he was uncapped until Adil Rami’s suspension prompted involvement against Iceland.