Newcastle advanced to the third round of the EFL Cup with a 2-0 win over Cheltenham.
Brendan Rodgers has already been reunited with three of his former players this summer.
The former Leeds boss is backing Garry Monk to make it three wins in a row.
The French midfielder has joined Ligue 1 side Saint-Etienne on a season-long loan after enduring a disappointing debut campaign at Villa Park.
Sunderland manager David Moyes insists Lamine Kone will not leave this summer after rejecting a bid from the Toffees.
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HITC Sport understands the Gunners are looking at the Newcastle defender.
The Liverpool boss admits he has been impressed by Mane's start to life at Anfield, but is not getting carried away by his progress.
The Moroccan decided that the project at Villa did not suit him.
The midfielder has yet to play for Rangers due to injury.