Aston Villa boss did not want to see the now-Newcastle United man leave Villa Park.
Stoke City star Xherdan Shaqiri has announced through social media website Twitter that he has returned to full fitness.
Wolverhampton Wanderers were knocked out of the EFL Cup at the hands of Newcastle United at St. James' Park on Tuesday evening.
The goalkeeper could make his debut in the League Cup at White Hart Lane on Wednesday night after being named on the bench by Mauricio Pochettino.
Whatever happened to the young Gunners side that beat Sheffield United 6-0?
Mark Warburton's Ibrox side Glasgow Rangers thumped the Championship outfit recently.
Aston Villa have won just one Championship match so far this season.
The former Leeds United boss was pleased with the performance of the Italian second-choice stopper.
Everton summer signing Yannick Bolasie has made an early impact at Godison Park.
Celtic take on Alloa Athletic in the Scottish League Cup this evening.