Liverpool are seemingly on the verge of signing a 16-year-old stopper.
The former Villa defender believes the Premier League's bottom-dwellers need to start preparing for a future in the Championship.
Norwich City beat Southampton 1-0 at the weekend to move six points clear of the drop zone.
Tottenham Hotspur played out a 1-1 draw with Everton this weekend.
Chelsea got their first win of Guus Hiddink's second spell in charge with a 3-0 triumph over Crystal Palace on Sunday.
Liverpool were poor in their recent 2-0 defeat at West Ham United.
Leeds United may be interested to note that Sunderland have reportedly put some of their players up for sale.
The 25-year-old is Lokomotiv Moscow's top goalscorer this season.
Jonny Williams was recalled from his loan spell at Nottingham Forest by Crystal Palace.
John Stones performed an eye-catching piece of skill during Everton's match against Spurs yesterday.