The 33-year-old played alongside the goalkeeper last season, but has now joined Mark Warburton's Glasgow Rangers side.
The attacking midfielder made his home debut for Mark Warburton's Glasgow Rangers side in a recent Scottish League Cup clash.
Aston Villa supporters are not impressed.
The Blues have been linked with moves for the Swansea City and Southampton defenders.
Newcastle are close to signing Hull City midfielder Mohamed Diame.
David Moyes has admitted his interest in reuniting with Manchester United duo Marouane Fellaini and Adnan Januzaj.
The Premier League side secured a fairly comfortable victory in California.
The Leicester City defender spent the second half of last season on loan at Middlesbrough.
Rafa Benitez took the Newcastle job on the premise he would be handed control over all football-related activities at the club.
Aston Villa are currently one of the favourites to win promotion from the Championship.
Alastair Cook says he would like nothing more than to wipe off the 36 runs he needs to become the first Englishman past 10,000 in Test cricket, if only to get people talking about something different.
The former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow will publish a new book in October – and it promises to lift the lid on how to navigate “life’s storms”.
Dikembe Mutombo knew it all along.