The Blues were able to keep themselves in touch with the top six with an impressive victory.
Preston North End have signed Liam Grimshaw from Manchester United.
Watford are reportedly close to sealing an agreement for Rennes midfielder Abdoulaye Doucoure.
Liverpool's poor defending contributed to Wayne Rooney scoring the only goal as the Reds lost 1-0 to Manchester United at Anfield.
Hull City are reportedly keen to add to their squad in the January transfer window.
HITC Sport understands Fiorentina are set to land the Serbian defender.
Wolverhampton Wanderers are looking to replace Benik Afobe, who left Molineux to join Bournemouth earlier in the January transfer window.
QPR, Sheffield Wednesday and Derby all want to sign Conor Washington.
Pickford made only his second senior appearance for the Black Cats in the weekend's defeat to Tottenham.
Tottenham, Crystal Palace and Manchester United want Fulham’s Moussa Dembele.
Emily Thornberry, the shadow defence secretary, is to have ultimate responsibility for Labour’s defence review looking at its policy on Trident - with more sway than Ken Livingstone, party sources have said.
George Osborne has predicted that the EU referendum will settle the debate over Britain’s “often fractious” relationship with the EU for at least a generation and possibly for the rest of his lifetime as he ruled out a second vote.
Gold prices started 2016 with a glimmer, rising to two-month highs in the wake of the Chinese stock market rout and the ripple effects it caused in European and US markets.