The 20-year-old Celtic man is rapidly proving a hit in Glasgow.
The Villans parted company with the Italian after a disappointing start to the Championship season.
The Scottish Premiership champions' development side ran out 3-1 winners.
Tottenham loanee Nabil Bentaleb helped Schalke to a big win.
The Whites boss was sent to the stands in the latter stages of the Championship clash with the Robins.
Aston Villa are looking for a new manager after sacking Roberto Di Matteo.
Glasgow Rangers manager Mark Warburton did not start Andy Halliday in the Old Firm derby last month.
Georginio Wijnaldum moved to Liverpool in the summer for £25 million.
Celtic striker Moussa Dembele will reportedly choose to play for France rather than England.
The Tottenham Hotspur ace has looked better in recent weeks.
David Moyes has heard the warnings. As Sunderland’s seventh manager in five turbulent years he knows all about the club’s reputation as a sort of Bermuda Triangle for his profession but the Scot remains determined to put things right on Wearside.
The Everton midfielder was superb in the 3-1 win over Middlesbrough.
Liverpool, Tottenham Hotspur, Southampton, Sunderland and Newcastle United are all thought to be tracking French rookie Jean-Kevin Duverne.