Tottenham Hotspur spent big money on Heung-Min Son, and need him to start contributing to their Premier League title chase.
The former Huddersfield Town boss did not seem overly interested in the job.
Burnley and Leeds United will face each other in the Championship on Saturday.
The Saints will face Newcastle in the Premier League this weekend.
The Hammers remain in the hunt for a Champions League place, but are some way behind Arsene Wenger's third-placed side.
Manchester City have endured a poor Premier League campaign.
The former Reds striker is eager to see Sheyi Ojo given a starting chance in the Premier League.
Tottenham are reportedly pursuing Leicester City ace Riyad Mahrez.
The Sunderland boss was manager of Newcastle United for seven months.
The Villa youngster, who has been linked with a move away from the club, has cast doubt over whether he will be in the squad this weekend.