Aston Villa are desperately short of tenacious midfielders with battling qualities, and Newcastle United's Tiote would be the perfect addition.
The Italian marksman left Southampton for a Chinese move on Monday.
Sam Allardyce has reportedly returned from a pre-season training camp in Austria to push through an unknown deal.
The Bhoys midfielder is out of contract next summer.
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Aston Villa are close to signing a midfielder and a striker, according to Tony Xia.
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The 31-year-old has spent the last few seasons playing a very orthodox central-midfield role.
The Italian international is wanted in Serie A after an impressive Euro 2016.
The former Leeds United man joined Bournemouth last week.
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The Leeds United winger was loaned to Charlton Athletic in August.
Leeds United are set to spend in the January transfer window, with Garry Monk keen to improve his squad.
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Celtic's Moussa Dembele says he intends to be with the club 'for a long time'.
Hull reportedly keen to sign Rudy Gestede from Aston Villa.
United States international Darlington Nagbe could join Celtic.
Vincent Janssen came on to try and help keep Tottenham's Champions League hopes alive.
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The Spurs midfielder looked poor against Monaco last night.
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Sam Allardyce is the sort of man who walks into a packed room and immediately dominates it. If that hardly ranks as a rare trait among football managers, particularly those standing 6ft 3in, the difference with Allardyce is that he really listens to what people are saying – and with a surprisingly open mind.