Bristol City boss Lee Johnson continues to impress and his current club are a shining example of why he is one of the best young managers outside the top flight.
The Hammers were comprehensively beaten 3-0 by Southampton on Sunday.
Norwich currently lead the Championship table with 20 points while Newcastle sit fifth on 16 points and Villa 17th on nine points.
Alexander-Arnold impressed for the Reds' under-23 side again.
Newcastle United entertain new league leaders Norwich City on Wednesday night.
West Ham United need to change things in midfield to start climbing up the table.
Robins first-team coach John Pemberton believes Ayling, who left the club for Elland Road this summer, should be warmly welcomed back to Ashton Gate.
The Frenchman is into the final year of his contract at Arsenal.
Manchester City have such a treasure trove of talent that choosing just one isn't easy. Yet Leigh Griffiths is fairly certain with his choice.
Swansea City host high-flyers Liverpool this weekend but how have the two teams got on in recent meetings?
A number of Celtic fans displayed Palestinian flags during their Champions League qualifier against Israeli club Hapoel Be’er Sheva last week.
Joe Hart risks placing his career in limbo by staying at Manchester City as a back-up goalkeeper, despite knowing that doing so will threaten his status as England’s No1.
David Moyes has no intention of selling Lamine Koné if he can possibly help it and believes it would be impossible to sign as good a central defensive replacement for the £21m Everton are prepared to pay.