West Ham United are due to face Manchester United on Wednesday evening at Upton Park.
The former Liverpool boss is being lined up to take charge at the south Wales club at the end of the Premier League season.
Kevin Mbabu has made five first team appearances for Newcastle United this season.
Sunderland are looking to pull off another escape to beat relegation.
Leeds United were beaten 1-0 by Burnley last weekend.
The 25-year-old looks set to stay with the Scottish Championship side for another three years.
Citigroup is planning to cut staff in London as it seeks to trim costs to compensate for lower trading revenue, according to people familiar with the matter.
The Portuguese was impressed with his goalkeeper despite the scoreline.
Liverpool will face Borussia Dortmund in the Europa League this week.
Taylor has played three of the four games Benitez has been in charge for but Newcastle remain six points from safety.