The Scottish international has been impressed by new arrivals Alex Pritchard and Sergi Canos.
Leeds United are linked to Luke Ayling of Bristol City.
The Blues captain has been linked with a move to Sunderland.
HITC Sport understands Rotherham have agreed a deal for the Premier League defender, who was on loan at Rangers last season.
Mesut Ozil would jump at the chance of a Real Madrid return, claim German newspaper Bild
In 1962, Ipswich Town won the league in their first season at the highest level.
Villarreal are facing a chaotic start to the season after their coach, Marcelino, and his staff left the club just days before their Champions League play-off first-leg home match against Monaco.
HITC Sport understands Sheffield Wednesday are among several clubs tracking the midfielder.
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The Standard Liege attacker should have been pictured in Everton blue by now. As it stands, he is still in Belgium as talks continue to stall.
Swansea City have been linked with a move for Norwich City left-back Martin Olsson, which could present Wolverhampton Wanderers with a signing opportunity.
HITC Sport understands that Boro are close on a double deal, while Crystal Palace are nearing a loan signing and two Championship sides are battling for a Riverside forward.
Sam Byram joined West Ham United from Leeds United in January 2016.
Leeds United defender laughs off Aston Villa chant.
The sports brand want Alli to be their face of football, but it would mean a Spurs exit.
Charlie Mulgrew joined Blackburn Rovers in the summer transfer window after leaving Celtic.
The Swansea City player has been linked with a move to West Ham United and now his price tag has been reported.
The Manchester City star has been commenting on the title race.