Cherries boss Eddie Howe has been speaking ahead of his side's Saturday lunchtime clash with Tottenham.
The former West Ham United and Chelsea forward has enjoyed a brief stint in the U.S. but is now in search of a new team, closer to home.
The Tottenham manager has once again stressed his appreciation of the midfielder.
Leeds drew 1-1 with Wigan on Tuesday as their poor form after the international break continued.
Aston Villa were reportedly the number 1 choice for former Leicester City owner, Mandaric.
Derby County currently sit in 20th position in the Championship table.
Both these sides fell to defeats in grand European venues in mid-week and will be hoping for improvements on Sunday.
Former Wolves boss Jackett was appointed as Rotherham United's manager on Friday.
Mark Warburton's Glasgow Rangers side narrowly missed out on Europe last season.
The Serbian midfielder is highly rated at Liverpool.