The Leeds boss is however confident his side are trained to deal with such situations.
Arsenal and Watford are reportedly interested in the highly-rated Toulouse youngster.
The new Villa boss acquired the not-altogether-affectionate nickname during his time at rivals Birmingham City.
The new Swans manager has laid down the law at the Liberty Stadium to his inherited squad, following the dismissal of Francesco Guidolin.
Southampton currently sit in 10th position in the Premier League table.
Everton could return to the top four with a win at Manchester City, providing other results go their way.
Havard Nordtveit joined West Ham United in the summer transfer window.
Leeds United hope to maintain their excellent form at the iPro Stadium this weekend.
Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane could play against Arsenal, while Mousa Dembele looks set to miss the game against West Bromwich Albion.
Aston Villa kick off the Steve Bruce era with a visit of Wolverhampton Wanderers.