Newcastle have found the position of goalkeeper a problem area so far this season.
The Celtic captain has been in fine form at the beginning of this season.
The Tottenham Hotspur left-back deserves far more credit for his superb performances and passion.
Arsenal scored in the 93rd minute to beat Burnley 1-0 at Turf Moor.
The former Villa goalkeeper rates Smith as a manager but insists he could understand if he had reservations.
The striker is on good form but failed to make Gareth Southgate's first England squad
Nigel Pearson's assistant has taken temporary charge with the Rams boss currently suspended.
Leeds United are impressing under their new manager after a shaky start.
Swansea have replaced Francesco Guidolin with former USA national team boss Bob Bradley.
Sheffield Wednesday currently sit ninth in the Championship following this weekend's defeat to Brighton & Hove Albion.
David Moyes has made it plain that Sunderland will be practically doomed to relegation unless his squad is strengthened significantly in January.
Wayne Rooney may now be entering the career phase when he is used only in certain games for Manchester United.
Pep Guardiola has urged Raheem Sterling to step up in the absence of Kevin De Bruyne, with Manchester City fearing the Belgium playmaker could be out for nearly a month because of a hamstring injury.