The Manchester City loanee was in top form against Hearts this weekend.
The Black Cats drew 0-0 with West Brom on Saturday afternoon.
The former Toon boss has applied for the vacancy at Villa Park.
Newcastle United lost to Norwich City in the Premier League on Saturday.
Leeds lost 2-1 to Rotherham United after some shocking late defending.
The youngster has struggled to follow up on his brilliant breakthrough season.
Liverpool host Tottenham in the Premier League this evening - here is how the two teams line up.
Queens Park Rangers lost to Middlesbrough in the Championship on Friday evening.
The Reds have struggled for consistency this term, and currently sit ninth in the Premier League table.
Norwich City and Newcastle United will face each other in the Premier League this afternoon.
Tom Hayes told a court today how the rate-rigging allegations that eventually lead to his conviction caused him to suffer a breakdown, as he continued his legal battle over his assets.
A Goldman Sachs compliance employee hired to develop surveillance software to detect illegal behavior, including insider trading, settled an SEC lawsuit that accused him of helping himself to confidential data and trading on it.
GlaxoSmithKline’s chief executive, Sir Andrew Witty, is to leave the drugmaker next March after collecting a £6.7m pay package last year.