Adrian Bevington has been appointed in an advisory role at Aston Villa.
The Welshman would love to see former Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers sign on for a second spell at Swansea City.
Leicester City's Danny Drinkwater made his first appearance for England yesterday.
The Owls go into the final stretch of the season in the play-off places.
The goalkeeper fractured his ankle against Germany at the
Aston Villa sacked manager Remi Garde on Monday evening.
Newcastle United's Georginio Wijnaldum started for Holland against England at Wembley yesterday.
The Reds are currently ninth in the Premier League table.
Sunderland will need to bring in new players, whether they are in the Premier League or the Championship.
Celtic defender Erik Sviatchenko claims that Leeds United's Liam Bridcutt could have broken his leg in Scotland's friendly win.