The Moroccan decided that the project at Villa did not suit him.
The midfielder has yet to play for Rangers due to injury.
Wednesday signed Abdi from Watford last month, despite reported interest from Fulham boss Slavisa Jokanovic.
The Nottingham Forest striker looks set to represent the country of his birth.
The Leeds United manager feels his side are not ruthless enough yet.
Mission complete for Celtic and Brendan Rodgers, but their away form in Europe is an alarming issue which has to be resolved.
After defeating Carlisle United 14-13 on penalties in the League Cup, Derby County fans took to Twitter to react to Timi Max Elsnik's winning spot-kick.
The Dutchman completed a move to Vicarage Road on Wednesday.
The forward has been a big hit since arriving from Southampton.
Newcastle United beat Cheltenham Town 2-0 in the EFL Cup second round at St. James' Park.
A late goal from veteran World Cup winner Saskia Bartusiak muted celebrations as the Matildas went close to shocking world No2 Germany, with their match in Sao Paolo finishing 2-2.
She’s been called the world’s most dominant athlete, but Katie Ledecky showed a rare glimpse of mortality on Saturday in anchoring the United States to a silver medal in the women’s 4x100 freestyle relay final as the US swim team won their first medals of the Rio Olympics.
A Palestinian group, whose founder once praised the militant Islamist group Hamas, held a fundraising dinner at which it collected £10,000 for Jeremy Corbyn’s last leadership campaign, documents seen by the Observer reveal.