Sunderland goalkeeper Jordan Pickford has been on a fine run of form of late.
Eight wins in a row, nine unbeaten, the Magpies are going to take some stopping this season.
The flying right-back is expected to be out of action for around three months.
Seamus Coleman saved Everton's blushes yesterday with a late equaliser against Swansea City.
Celtic and Norwich are reportedly pursuing Barnsley midfielder Conor Hourihane.
The Saints are not exactly on cloud nine after a goalless home draw but few teams will keep Liverpool quiet this season.
Harry Redknapp has praised Tottenham's defence, suggesting that it's an advantage they have in the title race.
Newcastle United beat Leeds United 2-0 at Elland Road earlier today.
Nottingham Forest beat Ipswich Town 2-0 at Portman Road yesterday.
Bournemouth claimed a huge win on Saturday as a misfiring Stoke drew a blank in front of their own fans.
The longtime Mötley Crüe frontman Vince Neil is set to perform at Donald Trump’s presidential inauguration in Washington DC on 20 January.
The soul singer Sharon Jones has died, aged 60. A statement was posted on the website of Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings, reading: “We are deeply saddened to announce that Sharon Jones has passed away after a heroic battle against pancreatic cancer. She was surrounded by her loved ones, including the Dap-Kings.”
The “sold out” signs have been dug out and dusted down as Leeds United prepare for a first full house in six years.