Jones has played 11 times for Barnsley since his January move from Everton.
Norwich are set to appoint Huddersfield Town's director of football Stuart Webber and hope to raid another Yorkshire club for its manager, who spent a season at Carrow Road as a player.
Aston Villa fans have been taking part in a HITC Sport poll on who they want to see in charge of the club next season.
Conor Hourihane will face his old club when Aston Villa host Barnsley on Tuesday night.
It has been quite some 12 months for Paul Heckingbottom since taking control of Barnsley, initially as a caretaker manager, for the second time.
Things haven't gone smoothly for Steve Bruce since taking charge at Villa Park; do Villa fans want to stick or twist?
Nottingham Forest are on the hunt for a new manager, following Philippe Montanier's dismissal.
Aston Villa are reportedly interested in signing Conor Hourihane from Barnsley in the January transfer window.
Nottingham Forest are on the look out for a manager to replace Philippe Montanier.
Barnsley's 39-year-old manager has earned plenty of admiration for his work at Oakwell - not least from Nottingham Forest reportedly.