The Argentine has followed Bale at two English clubs.
Jores Okore and Aly Cissokho have both played regularly for Aston Villa since Remi Garde took charge.
Inter Milan are reportedly interested in Everton boss Roberto Martinez.
Liverpool winger Jordon Ibe struggled against West Ham.
Mauricio Pochettino's side travel to the Etihad to face Manchester City in a crucial game at the top of the Premier League.
The Hammers secured their progress in the FA Cup with a late header from Angelo Ogbonna.
Emmanuel Eboue has allegedly joined Sunderland on trial.
Oumar Niasse was brought to Everton on deadline day from Lokomotiv Moscow.
Leeds United want to offer young prospect Bailey Peacock-Farrell a new deal.
Tottenham and Arsenal are also said to be keen.