Borini seems to have a positive first impression of the new Sunderland boss.
Aston Villa are currently one of the favourites to win promotion from the Championship.
The Israeli midfielder has been linked with leaving the Scottish Premiership side this summer.
Newcastle United, Sunderland and Celtic are all said to be chasing Manchester United's Paddy McNair.
Wijnaldum is one of a number of new signings at Liverpool this summer.
Almen Abdi scored for Sheffield Wednesday against Port Vale in a pre-season friendly on Sunday.
Leeds United are believed to be close to signing former Swansea City midfielder Pablo Hernandez.
Wolverhampton Wanderers and Nottingham Forest have both experienced a great deal of change in recent times.
West Ham United and Mario Gomez would be the perfect fit.
Southampton are keen to tie down their best players.