Eunan O’Kane played for Leeds United against Ipswich Town in the Championship on Saturday.
Aston Villa held their North-East counterparts to a 1-1 draw on Saturday.
Newcastle United and Celtic are currently rated as 4/1 joint favourites to land Everton midfielder James McCarthy in January.
West Ham United were beaten 3-0 by Southampton in Premier League action today.
Tottenham Hotspur took all three points from their game against Middlesbrough as they ran out 2-1 winners.
Sunderland are still searching for their first Premier League victory of the season.
The 23-year-old American right-back played 75 minutes on his first Championship start for the Magpies as they drew 1-1 at Villa Park on Saturday.
Sky Sports have announced Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp is to be a special guest on Monday Night Football.
Mark Warburton's Ibrox side Glasgow Rangers lost 2-1 at Pittodrie.
Newcastle United defender Ciaran Clark went up against his former side Aston Villa in the Championship with the game finishing 1-1.