Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf arrived at a bruising Capitol Hill hearing with his right hand already wrapped.
The Netherlands international was one of a number of excellent performers in the 5-0 rout against the Gills.
Blackwell was dismissed after just over two years in charge.
West Ham United were paired with their London rivals in the League Cup.
Celtic edged out Alloa to reach the semi-finals of the League Cup.
The Blues are reportedly interested in the Norwich City duo alongside several other Premier League teams.
The Villa midfielder has become embroiled in another off the field controversy.
Yaya Toure is not the first star to have fallen afoul of Pep Guardiola.
Michael Carrick proved his importance for Manchester United, but at 35-years-old they need to find a replacement.
Fabregas hoping to face Arsenal with Chelsea this weekend.