The BBC pundit feels the defender was 'fantastic' for West Ham against the Premier League champions.
The Tottenham Hotspur defender turned midfielder has been discussing his move into the middle of the park.
Newcastle United boss Steve McClaren labeled the Wear-Tyne derby ‘just another game’.
The manager admits that Villa Park seems to be a difficult place for his players to play.
Tottenham Hotspur currently boast the longest unbeaten run in the Premier League.
Sunderland and Newcastle lock horns this afternoon.
Adam Lallana has explained his embrace with new manager Jurgen Klopp after he was substituted in last Saturday's 1-1 draw with Tottenham Hotspur.
The Celtic boss has been discussing the 21-year-old defender.
The Newcastle United legend likes what he has seen from the Frenchman.
The striker was full of praise for Slaven Bilic, saying his patient approach has helped him to get back to full fitness.