The Dutchman has taken little time to outline the approach he wishes to take at the Championship club.
The West Ham United midfielder is the latest to be ruled out through injury.
Jack Grealish is expected to come back into Aston Villa's first team in the near future.
Tottenham Hotspur appear to no longer be interested in Adrien Rabiot.
Everton drew 1-1 with Crystal Palace at Goodison Park yesterday evening.
The Black Cats have made a vast improvement since Big Sam arrived at the club in October.
West Ham United drew 0-0 with Manchester United at the weekend.
Newcastle United are able to finish in the top 10, according to Moussa Sissoko.
Tiago Ilori has still not made a senior appearance for Aston Villa since signing on loan from Liverpool.
Sheffield Wednesday defender Tom Lees is set to be out until the new year with injury.
Taking a look at three West Ham United players who have what it takes to replace the goals and the assists of their French play-maker.
Aldridge would like both the player and team to adjust to make things work better in the final third.
Tottenham Hotspur star Harry Kane says he is not thinking about fierce rivals West Ham United or Chelsea as he joins up with England.