Sunderland host Everton in the Premier League this evening.
The Ghanaian international winger joined the Magpies on loan from Chelsea on transfer deadline day.
Derby County have picked up just five points from their opening six matches in the Championship.
Tottenham Hotspur have started the new campaign in good form, and are still unbeaten.
Leeds succumbed to a 1-0 defeat against Huddersfield on the weekend as their dismal start to the season continued.
Liverpool fans will be hoping that their side can break into the top-four this season.
Arsenal defeated Southampton 2-1 at the Emirates Stadium.
The 2008 League Cup final was the first to be played at the new Wembley and Tottenham's first trophy in 9 years.
McClaren was sacked as Newcastle United head coach last season as they were relegated from the Premier League.
The Spaniard acknowledged his predecessor's achievements on Twitter.