Sunderland are currently bottom of the Premier League table.
Bruce's first game as Aston Villa boss ended in a 1-1 draw.
Karius is expected to retain his place for tonight's game against Manchester United.
The Tottenham Hotspur player scored while on loan at Schalke at the weekend.
After a stuttering start to the season, Rangers look to have finally kicked into gear.
Sunderland lost against Stoke City in the Premier League at the weekend.
The pundit included the West Ham United defender in his Team of the Week.
Manchester United travel to take on Liverpool this evening.
Leeds United stopper Bailey Peacock-Farrell is set to miss a sizeable chunk of the season with injury.
Everton failed to win against Manchester City in the Premier League at the weekend.
Plans for an EU financial transaction tax (FTT) could be published by Christmas after politicians in 10 Eurozone countries agreed to push ahead with plans.
Steve Bruce says no deal has been agreed with Aston Villa yet.
Few clubs have done as much for producing English talent as Tottenham in recent seasons, with Josh Onomah the latest to have impress at Under-21 level.