The former Leicester City manager has been linked with the West Bromwich Albion post.
Nigel Pearson is reportedly West Bromwich Albion's top candidate as they search for Tony Pulis' successor.
Leicester City midfielder Matty James is reportedly wanted by West Bromwich Albion in the summer transfer window.
West Brom manager Tony Pulis says club need "four or five" new signings before the 2017/18 seasons starts - but who could they be?
West Bromwich Albion are interested in bringing Leicester City midfielder Matty James to the Hawthorns this summer.
Derby County have been linked with moves for Tom Huddlestone and Matty James recently, with the former being the better option.
The Leicester City ace could be on his way to Derby County, according to reports.
Nottingham Forest missed out on Matty James to Barnsley in January but the Leicester City midfielder's future is still uncertain.
Derby County are set for a busy summer in the transfer market and every position will be under scrutiny as Gary Rowett bids to stamp his mark on the squad, not least the midfield.
Matty James joined Barnsley over Nottingham Forest in January - but they should not hold a grudge towards the Leicester City midfielder.
Rob Mackenzie, who worked for Leicester City among others, has been working for Sunderland since March.
Pearson, who has reportedly thrown his hat into the ring to become Norwich City's next boss, signed James for Leicester City five years ago.
Leicester City midfielder Matty James says that he is delighted that he is able to train alongside Esteban Cambiasso.