West Brom have sacked Nicolas Anelka citing "gross misconduct" after the striker claimed on Twitter he had quit the club.
Mauricio Pochettino expects to be at Southampton next season and is looking forward to working with chairman Ralph Krueger.
New Blackburn boss Michael Appleton has warned West Ham their initial bid for Martin Olsson was "way below" Rovers' valuation of the left-back.
Hammers manager Sam Allardyce lodged a £2million bid for the Swede, which was turned down flat.
Although Allardyce had insisted he was not prepared to increase the bid, it is thought a further offer may be on its way.
However, Olsson remains a Rovers player for now, with Appleton insisting the 24-year-old will not be allowed to leave on the cheap.
"Nothing is happening at the minute," said Appleton.
"I was made aware of a bid that was put in before I took the reins but it is way below the value we see him at.
"Until a bid reaches the valuation we think it should be, there is not a conversation.
"Martin continues to be a Blackburn player.
"He is a fantastic player, an international with bags of talent, and I am looking forward to working with him."
However, with Olsson hoping to leave Ewood Park this month, a transfer does seem likely eventually.
Indeed, Appleton believes a certain amount of movement would actually be healthy for a club that desperately needs to kick-start their season if they are to stand any chance of reclaiming their top-flight status.
"We have a couple of weeks left," he said.
"As with any football club, some players will leave, others will come in. But a few new faces will do the club a world of good.
"It will bring fresh competition, but it has to be players who will affect the starting XI, not the 18."