A report on Tuesday claimed that the Eagles are looking to sell their former captain, and Villa fans have been quick on the uptake.
Man City have spent vast amounts of money on their academy in recent years and it is beginning to pay dividends.
The Spaniard moved to AC Milan in 2015 and could be set for a big season in the doing campaign.
The forward completed a move in the summer after the Championship club paid around £3m for him.
Sunderland are trying to convince their man to stay amid interest from Everton.
Tottenham Hotspur will reportedly not be able to sign Rafa Silva for just £10 million.
Aston Villa are set to sign Fulham's Ross McCormack, meaning Norwich City could go after Nottingham Forest's Britt Assombalonga.
The former Hibs star has failed to make an impact at Parkhead.
The former Aston Villa goalkeeper joined Boro on a free transfer last week.
The 26-year-old has been linked with a move to the Emirates Stadium.
Atalanta appear certain to sign Pierluigi Gollini from Aston Villa but why would Steve Bruce sanction his departure?
West Ham United vice-chairman Karren Brady is confident of a major improvement to the Olympic Stadium after the Crystal Palace clash this weekend.
Norwich City's star man looks certain to leave this month with Aston Villa, Crystal Palace and Burnley all in the race.
Sheffield Wednesday are reportedly ready to rival Aston Villa for Barnsley star Conor Hourihane.
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Should West Ham take another look at Christian Benteke?
The Leeds United midfielder is not in his manager's plans.
Former Birmingham City manager Gary Rowett is reportedly being lined up to takeover at Nottingham Forest.
West Bromwich Albion could now move for international winger, following reports that Swansea City are close to bringing in Dutch international.
Leeds United and Gillingham full-back Bradley Garmston have started following each other on social media.