With the Manchester City man a rumoured target for Roberto Mancini at Inter Milan, here are five ex-Premier League players having a tough time in Serie A.
Sunderland beat Newcastle United 1-0 on Sunday to secure three precious points in their bid to beat the drop.
Queens Park Rangers' players shared a positive message at half-time during their match against Aston Villa last night.
Manchester City's Under-18s hold a 3-0 lead going into the second leg of their semi-final against Leicester City on Wednesday night.
Lots of clubs are interested in Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette, but Liverpool are rank outsiders to secure his signature.
Mauricio Pochettino reportedly has reservations about midfielder Alex Pritchard.
Max Gradel is set to start for Saint-Etienne against Paris Saint-Germain on Wednesday in the semi-final of the Coupe de France.
The Celtic midfielder has been discussing his own future and says the skipper is taking small steps.
The French international is now in good form at Charlton Athletic.
A simply woeful statistic sums up the 50-year-old's Newcastle reign so far.