Liverpool seem to have plenty of strength in depth, and competition for a starting role appears to be raising standards.
The Toffees are looking to get back on track against an improving Palace side.
Stubbs' side host the Magpies on Saturday at New York Stadium.
The Baggies are one of a number of Premier League clubs interested in the France Under-21 midfielder.
The former Leeds United captain saw his chances of a deal at the iPro evaporate this week.
Rangers duo Lee Wallace and Barrie McKay have been praised by Gordon Strachan.
Both Celtic and Rangers have been lobbying to play in England for years.
The Crystal Palace manager is hoping his former player stays quiet when they take on Everton this weekend.
Tottenham defender Cameron Carter-Vickers has signed a new contract.
The Hornets youngster was linked with a move to Carrow Road on deadline day.
Prominent Labour MPs are set to reject a return to the frontbench if Jeremy Corbyn wins Saturday’s leadership battle and fails to accept elections to the shadow cabinet.
Happy anniversary then, Arsène. You were the future once. Like most ageing pop culture icons Arsène Wenger has by now pretty much completed the full circuit from youthful innovator, new broom and all-round king of the wild frontier to something that looks a bit like the opposite: stick in the mud, barnacle, emissary from the distant past.