Tommaso Bianchi has left Leeds United for Serie B side Ascoli.
The Terriers gaffer says the player is not yet where he wants him to be.
Tottenham Hotspur head coach Mauricio Pochettino has been linked with Chelsea and Manchester United.
The defender joined the Championship side on loan from Aston Villa.
Hull City are at the top of the Championship table at the moment.
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The West Ham coach has waxed lyrical about the Frenchman.
West Ham, Swansea, Hull City and Sheffield Wednesday are also keen on the Scotland international, according to reports.
The Hammers have already beaten Jurgen Klopp's side twice in the Premier League.
Everton manager Roberto Martinez addressed the media ahead of his side's FA Cup clash with Carlisle United this weekend, on the back of a defeat in the League Cup semi-final.