Celtic defender Virgil van Dijk insists he never asked to leave the club in the summer, and is happy where he is.
Roberto Martinez is not surprised by the interest shown in James McCarthy but is determined to keep him at Everton.
Newcastle midfielder Mehdi Abeid has completed his loan move to St Johnstone.
The 20-year-old Algerian will spent the rest of the season with the Perth-based club.
Abeid is yet to make his Barclays Premier League debut for the Magpies, but has five senior appearances to date, two of them in the club's Europa League campaign.