The French midfielder spent time on loan at Granada after joining The Hornets.
The former Newcastle United boss believes Villa need to cut off some deadwood.
Lukasz Plonowski played with Youri Tielemans at Anderlecht.
The Stade de Reims midfielder is set to join the ambitious Championship side.
The winger left the relegated Magpies to join Crystal Palace earlier this summer.
The Saints kick off their Premier League campaign at home to Watford, but what starting XI will new manager Claude Puel pick?
The Argentine striker has signed on a loan deal until the end of the season.
Wolverhampton Wanderers are still on the look-out for a new striker, and West Bromwich Albion's Rickie Lambert could be the ideal signing.
Leeds United lost to Queens Park Rangers in the Championship last weekend.
Newcastle United manager Rafa Benítez confirms wantaway midfielder Moussa Sissoko will be in the squad for Saturday's Championship match against Huddersfield Town.
Liverpool hesitated over signing Virgil Van Dijk from Celtic, which enabled Southampton to do a deal for the centre-back.
Could Chelsea make moves for Tottenham Hotspur duo Dele Alli and Harry Kane in the January transfer window?
Leeds United won against Derby County in the Championship on Friday evening.
Aston Villa have reportedly made a move to sign Barnsley star Conor Hourihane.
Could West Ham United lose Dimitri Payet in the January transfer window?
Everton are said to be interested in Southampton defender Virgil Van Dijk.
Leeds United were interested in signing Marcus Maddison from Peterborough United last January.
Should Leeds United sign players in the January transfer window?
Tottenham Hotspur won against West Bromwich Albion in the Premier League on Saturday.
Leeds United won against Derby County in the Championship on Friday.
Citigroup has appointed several senior level investment bankers to top roles on its healthcare team, bolstering its capabilities at a time when M&A in the sector is expected to pick up, according to an internal memo seen by Reuters.
Legg Mason's Bill Miller, whose mutual fund beat the S&P 500 handily for 15 consecutive years at the turn of the century, is riding off into the sunset after his recent lagging returns left a trail of disappointed investors.
JPMorgan Funds will liquidate its Japan Market Neutral Fund after investor withdrawals from poor performance, according to letter to investors, a copy of which was obtained by Bloomberg News.