Championship trio Barnsley, Reading and Brighton & Hove Albion were reportedly keen to borrow the Spurs midfielder.
Arsenal face familiar faces Nicklas Bendtner and Henri Lansbury in the EFL Cup third round fixture against Nottingham Forest this evening.
Guidolin is under pressure after a slow start to the season and a number of player controversies.
Charlie Austin, who joined Southampton from Queens Park Rangers in January 2016, scored against Swansea City at the weekend.
The two sides chasing his signature finished the campaign bookending the Premier League table.
West Ham United had originally planned to offer a Slaven Bilic a new deal in January.
The defender is currently without a club, after leaving Sunderland in the summer.
Claude Makelele has played alongside some of the greatest players in the world, so the revelation of his best teammate ever was quite a shocker.
Everton are preparing for their EFL Cup third round tie against Norwich City and currently sit second in the Premier League table.
The former Rangers, Everton, Hull City and West Ham striker moved to China in February 2016.
Pep Guardiola has made a personal intervention to help Raheem Sterling out of the slump that has cost him his place in the England team and left Roy Hodgson feeling reluctant to pick the one attacking player in his Euro 2016 squad who can offer genuine width.
At first Harry Kane seemed to be as dazzled by the statistics as everyone else.
Chris Coleman believes his Wales players are yet to peak and has urged them to show no fear against Northern Ireland as they seek to reach the quarter-finals of Euro 2016. Speaking on the eve of Saturday’s last-16 tie at the Parc des Princes, the Wales manager challenged his team to push themselves to the limit but also cautioned against getting wrapped up in the emotion of the occasion.