Kalvin Phillips signed a new contract at Leeds United yesterday.
Giaccherini's agent has described a potential link up with Antonio Conte at Chelsea as a dream.
Glasgow Rangers boss Mark Warburton recently completed a deal to bring the midfielder to Ibrox.
HITC Sport understands Birmingham are closing in on the signing of Derby defender.
The Frenchman has had a tough start to life on Tyneside.
An old link has resurfaced in connection with the City Ground post.
Leeds United are reportedly keen to sign Dundee attacker Greg Stewart - but not for £1m.
The 19-year-old enjoyed a sensational season for the Scottish Premiership side last term.
Liverpool are keen on a move for Borussia Monchengladbach midfielder Mahmoud Dahoud.
Black Cats winger Charis Marvrais spent the second half of last season in Germany.