The Arsenal defender was impressive again in his side's 3-0 win over Olympiakos on Wednesday.
Gaetano Berardi has impressed for Leeds United so far this season.
Derby County and Brighton & Hove Albion are two of the Championship's form sides.
Sunderland have been linked with West Ham United duo James Collins and James Tomkins.
Everton will not be active in the January transfer window, according to Roberto Martinez.
HITC Sport understands former Sunderland and Brighton boss Gus Poyet is in the frame for the Swansea City job.
Aston Villa are said to be keeping tabs on Anderlecht's latest match.
Jozo Simunovic has made just four appearances for Celtic so far this season.
The Tottenham Hotspur chairman has come up against an apparently immovable object in the form of West Bromwich Albion's Jeremy Peace.
Chris Wood has netted seven times in 19 appearances for Leeds United so far.
Tottenham would be making a big mistake if they sold midfielder Tom Carroll to Swansea City.
West Ham chairman David Gold is aiming to bring 'world class' players to the club – do they have a chance of re-signing Carlos Tevez?
Danilo Pantic is reportedly set to sign for Premier League leaders Chelsea.