The Belgian was under fire until recently, but is currently in good form for the club.
West Ham United manager Sam Allardyce blocked Carlton Cole's proposed move to West Bromwich Albion on deadline day.
Leeds United duo Luke Murphy and Casper Sloth proved their worth against Reading.
David Ospina is backing fellow Colombian Radamel Falcao to turn around his Manchester United form over the coming months.
The left-back seemed to suggest the club simply needed a new face.
Queens Park Rangers winger Shaun Wright-Phillips made his first Premier League appearance of the season against Sunderland.
West Ham United's Doneil Henry is due to be in their squad for the FA Cup match against West Bromwich Albion on Saturday.
The Chelsea loanee has been on Afcon duty with Ghana.
Tottenham Hotspur need to give Hugo Lloris the captain's armband on an official basis.
The former Leicester City man has impressed since joining the club from Palermo.