Kalidou Koulibaly's agent says that the player was never for sale, amid claims from Farhad Moshiri that Everton were quoted £60m for him.
Alan Shearer backs Liverpool, Man City, Chelsea and Arsenal to get a top-four spot, with Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United missing out.
The former Whites boss has been impressed by one summer signing in particular.
The in-form Celtic man is expected to face England this week.
Players from Middlesbrough, Sunderland and Southampton all feature on the list.
Barton hasn't featured for Rangers since September following an alleged bust-up with Ibrox boss Mark Warburton.
John Gregory has praised Aston Villa boss Steve Bruce.
Crystal Palace midfielder Andros Townsend has certainly been giving his all so far this season, as evidenced by his crossing statistics.
Isaac Hayden has played 15 times for Newcastle United so far this season.
Tottenham Hotspur are winless in their last seven matches in all competitions.
Sunderland were forced to stay the night in Southampton following their exit from the EFL Cup on Wednesday evening, with thick fog preventing the team plane flying home immediately after the match.
Scottish clubs need to play in a cross-border league to avoid “being left behind”, according to the chief executive of the country’s Football Association. A Champions League place for the winners is among the ideas being considered.