West Ham United are currently in 16th place in the Premier League table.
Tottenham Hotspur have managed to tie down many of their first-team stars to lengthly contracts this season.
Gamez is yet to make an impact at St James' Park, with another injury set to keep him on the sidelines for the foreseeable future.
Liverpool look as if they have started to tighten things up at the back.
Ross McCormack has scored just twice for Villa so far but his manager doesn't expect his dry spell to last too much longer.
Pickford's fine form saw him rewarded with a call-up to the England senior side.
The former Sunderland striker grabbed a goal and an assist on Wednesday night as TFC beat the Impact 5-2 after extra time at BMO Field to win the Eastern Conference Championship 7-5 on aggregate.
Liverpool have been linked with a move for the Borussia Dortmund youngster.
Arsenal have been made new favourites in the race to sign West Ham United star Dimitri Payet.
Southampton booked their place in the EFL Cup semi-finals where they will take on Liverpool after a 2-0 win over Arsenal.
The striker is currently in good form for Sunderland and it would be his fourth spell at White Hart Lane.
West Ham United drew 1-1 at Manchester United this afternoon.
This was not the first time Manchester United have failed to turn dominance into victory and not the first time José Mourinho has been sent off.