Chris Smalling has struggled to establish himself for Manchester United this season and looks set to depart Old Trafford in the summer.
Watford are closing in on their No1 managerial target after holding talks with the former Hull City head coach Marco Silva.
The Burnley boss has emerged as a contender to replace Sam Allardyce at Crystal Palace.
Crystal Palace have earmarked Burnley boss Sean Dyche as a potential target as they look to replace Sam Allardyce.
Burnley are likely to be in the market for a new defender this summer, and should consider Leeds United's star as a replacement.
The fight for survival is heating up, and Burnley could be dragged into it.
Sean Dyche's Clarets have been on a shocking run of form recently and have slipped lower and lower in the table.
Several top flight clubs including Manchester United have been linked with the centre back, who has had an impressive season.
Burnley were defeated 2-0 by Tottenham Hotspur at Turf Moor on Saturday.
After successive relegation and promotion, Sean Dyche's men are proving that jumping between leagues can help build stable foundations.