The Italian international is currently out with a knee injury.
Former Everton midfielder Barry Horne has criticised the club's youngsters after their Checkatrade Trophy defeat to Blackpool.
Sunderland are in need of a new energetic holding midfielder.
Rob Green moved to Leeds United in the summer on a free transfer.
Tottenham Hotspur defender Kyle Walker is one of the best right-backs in the Premier League.
Chris Sutton thinks Tottenham's players may be having problems getting used to Vincent Janssen's movement.
Tottenham Hotspur are playing their Champions League home games at the Wembley Stadium in London.
The goalkeeper has impressed for Sunderland this season.
Victor Wanyama joined Tottenham Hotspur in the summer transfer window.
Queens Park Rangers have appointed Ian Holloway as their new manager.
Joey Barton is to begin training with Rangers’ under-20s squad after the club announced “the conclusion of a disciplinary procedure” against the midfielder.
Tottenham face a very difficult test in the form of Bayer Leverkusen this evening as they look to take a grip on their Champions League group.
Manchester City fought back from a goal dow to take a morale boosting 3-1 win over Barcelona in the Champions League on Tuesday.