At the start of the season, many pundits predicted that Tottenham Hotspur's star striker may struggle to replicate his form from the previous campaign.
Aston Villa have been said to be interested in Ipswich Town manager Mick McCarthy.
Clarke, who wasn't impressed by either side in last month's Tyne-Wear derby, is tipping Norwich City to survive this season.
Dimitri Payet’s goal for West Ham United against Crystal Palace at the weekend impressed Richard Keys.
The Gers are closing in on the Scottish Championship title.
Queens Park Rangers will meet Leeds United at Elland Road later this evening.
Remi Garde parted company with Aston Villa last week.
Rafael Benitez has only been in charge at Newcastle United for three matches to date.
The Portuguese has enjoyed an excellent first season at Hillsborough.
Aston Villa are on the hunt for a new manager following the dismissal of Remi Garde.
Bank of New York Mellon has agreed to pay $3m in settling a state investigation into problems it faced in calculating net asset values on some 1,200 mutual funds last August, Massachusetts' top securities regulator said on Monday.
Royal Bank of Scotland claimed it has achieved a milestone after paying £1.2bn to the Treasury to buy out a crucial part of its £45bn bailout.
HSBC is discovering the oil crash extends far beyond the deserts of the Gulf, the plains of west Texas and the shale fields of North Dakota. Even a small energy company in Dublin can inflict pain.