The 17-year-old is highly rated at West Ham United.
Kondogbia's reputation has been damaged by a disappointing year-and-a-bit spell with Inter but he would still command a heavy fee.
Leeds have made a very promising start under Monk.
The Galatasaray winger has been linked with Spurs again this week.
It cannot be easy changing clubs season after season as Jason Denayer begins yet another temporary spell away from Manchester City.
Tottenham Hotspur defender Danny Rose featured for England against Scotland in a 2018 World Cup qualifier on Friday.
The Magpies have been shorn of characters in recent years but things are changing under Benitez.
Liverpool are currently the top scorers in the Premier League and sit top of the table.
West Ham United star Dimitri Payet featured for France against Sweden in the 2018 World Cup qualifier on Friday.
The striker has been called up to the DR Congo squad.
There has been a lot of speculation surrounding Wolverhampton Wanderers manager Walter Zenga over the last few days, and owner Jeff Shi needs to stay strong.
Leeds United have sold more players than most in recent years.
John Stones' first-half howler gifted the Saints the opener, but they more than earned their point at the Etihad Stadium.