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.
Cairney, who is one of the Championship's standout performers this season, was released by Leeds United in 2007.
Injured Hull ace Ryan Mason thanks Tottenham for their support.
Here is how we predict Tottenham Hotspur and Fulham will line up this weekend:
Rangers are looking for a new manager after Mark Warburton's departure.
Tottenham Hotspur's new stadium is taking shape.
The Brazilian centre-back was far from a world beater at Leeds United.
Ex-Rangers striker Steven Thompson has backed Derek McInnes for a return to Ibrox.
Not good enough for Aberdeen but now Celtic bound?
The West Bromwich Albion product is currently on loan to Huddersfield Town from Chelsea.
Glasgow Rangers have really struggled upon their return to the Scottish Premiership.
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.