The Scottish midfielder will be playing in League One from now on.
The 28-year-old believes his manager's experience with the Magpies will be hugely beneficial to the Eagles.
Massimo Cellino turned chef ahead of Leeds United's match against Bournemouth.
The Tottenham Hotspur midfielder is targeting an extended FA Cup run.
The forward is keen for a run in the FA Cup with his new side.
Senegalese international Pape Souaré has been linked, for the second time this window, with a move to Crystal Palace
Tottenham Hotspur youngster Ben Davies struggled against Sheffield United.
The Southampton manager wants the midfielder to decide his future sooner rather than later.
Newcastle United midfielder Siem de Jong has been out injured for much of the campaign so far.
KAA Gent forward Benito Raman is said to be on West Brom's radar this month.