Rafael Benitez is hoping to add the Blackburn Rovers defender to his squad.
The Arsenal midfielder missed the 2-0 loss to Portugal through suspension.
Tottenham Hotspur will official unveil their new strip tomorrow.
Sir Bobby Robson swapped Ipswich for England - and had a mixed time of things with the national side.
The midfielder has joined the Championship club until the end of the season.
The former Tottenham Hotspur manager believes Arsenal man Giroud gets unfair criticism but admits he is not the same calibre as Spurs star Kane.
West Ham United were beaten 3-0 by the Seattle Sounders in their first pre-season friendly.
The new Celtic manager is often talking about the team sticking together, according to the defender.
Sunderland had to rally to avoid relegation yet again last season.
West Ham United have been linked with a move for Carlos Tevez recently.