Steve Bruce had singled the 26-year-old out as the Championship side's talisman.
The Atletico Madrid star has been superb this season.
The Arsenal striker has come in for criticism again this past season.
Everton are on the look out for a replacement for Roberto Martinez.
Real Madrid's Luka Modric will feature for Croatia this summer.
McKay was part of Mark Warburton's Glasgow Rangers side that were denied the treble by Hibernian.
The Frenchman would spend a season on loan in Turkey, with the hope of returning to a Premier League Villa.
Borussia Dortmund star has a point to prove with Germany this summer.
Jamie Carragher believes Liverpool can challenge for the top four, and considers Manchester City to be the favourites to win the Premier League.
The Pole spent just three months in Glasgow after Rangers boss Mark Warburton brought him to Ibrox.