Rangers have snapped up teenage defender Tom Lang.
Swansea City players returned for pre-season training this week ahead of the new Premier League campaign.
The Bayern Munich midfielder has been linked with a move to Old Trafford, and Cole would welcome his signing.
A selection of the latest stories in the media involving Aston Villa today...
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Paulinho is leaving Tottenham Hotspur for Guangzhou Evergrande.
West Brom now want to sign QPR striker Austin, who is also linked to West Ham, Newcastle United and Crystal Palace.
Ondrej Duda has been linked with Southampton and Aston Villa.
The potential sale of Lucas Leiva could leave Liverpool with a problem.
Manchester United are reportedly interested in former Chelsea striker Romelu Lukaku, who is currently on the books of Everton.
West Brom relieved Steve Clarke of his duties over the weekend but two London managers could follow him out of the door shortly.
Fast players, slow football: Tottenham’s problem.
Manchester United bounced back from a pair of historic Premier League defeats at Old Trafford with a 3-0 drubbing of Aston Villa on Sunday.