The Black Cats are keen to bring the midfielder back permanently after his successful loan spell last season.
HITC Sport understands Bournemouth midfielder set for move.
The Scottish Premiership side have been linked with pulling off a stunning move for the World Cup winner.
The Belgian has fond memories of the Stadium of Light.
The 32-year-old departed Tondela this summer.
Talks over a new deal have reportedly reached a stalemate between the playmaker and the Premier League side.
The Dutchman is reportedly on the verge of sealing a move to Parkhead.
The player was linked with an exit from Newcastle United this summer.
The Dutchman is keen to see the Everton star flourish after a disappointing summer.
Dominic Ball has joined Rotherham United from Tottenham Hotspur and is looking forward to the game against Aston Villa.
Ibrox side Glasgow Rangers full-back James Tavernier is reportedly of interest to Mark Warburton at Nottingham Forest.
Leeds United centre-back comments on recent omission.
Leeds United are chasing Newcastle United and Brighton & Hove Albion in the top two Championship spaces.
Chelsea's deal for the Frenchman is not yet complete, however, and Manchester United and Manchester City are also said to be keen.
The solid right-back has been an almost ever present in Burnley's comfortable Premier League campaign while Aston Villa languish in the Championship.
James McCarthy has made just 12 Premier League appearances for Everton so far this season.
'Your move, creep'.
The Belgian forward has fallen as quickly as he rose and the time seems to have passed for him to earn a move to West Brom or Aston Villa.
Sunderland forward Jermain Defoe has a prolific record this season, but one pundit reckons he could still do a job in a decade's time at Celtic.
The Glasgow Rangers midfielder could grow into a vital player once he returns from injury.