A happy Massimo Cellino can only be good news for Leeds United.
The Northern Irishman only took over at the Scottish Premiership side earlier this summer.
Newcastle United are set to bring in Dwight Gayle from Crystal Palace and Bournemouth winger Matt Ritchie.
Gareth Southgate’s job as England Under-21 head coach is a work in progress and his lack of interest in succeeding Roy Hodgson is a welcome boost for the young squad that has begun to thrive under him.
Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea are both looking to strengthen up front in time for next season.
Leeds United announced the signing of Marcus Antonsson earlier this week.
Sunderland are willing to sell Jeremain Lens, Jack Rodwell and Billy Jones this summer.
Celtic are currently on tour of Slovenia, and play their first pre-season friendly later this evening.
Sunderland's Sam Allardyce and Hull's Steve Bruce both feature on the bookies' list to replace Roy Hodgson, alongside Crystal Palace's Alan Pardew and West Ham United's Slaven Bilic.
The defender called time on his international career after Austria disappointined in the European Championships.