Hull City are reportedly keen to add to their squad in the January transfer window.
Pickford made only his second senior appearance for the Black Cats in the weekend's defeat to Tottenham.
Tottenham, Crystal Palace and Manchester United want Fulham’s Moussa Dembele.
The Aston Villa defender still has a big role to play this season according to his manager.
Newcastle United believe that Paul Dummett could be forced to miss their match against Watford at the weekend.
Andy Carroll was expected to miss six weeks of action for West Ham United.
Boro are currently top points clear of Hull City at the top of the table.
The 19-year-old is full of praise for the Tottenham playmaker.
Pavoletti was a Leeds United target when Nicola Salerno worked there.
Bakary Sako and Jordan Graham were teammates at Wolverhampton Wanderers.