The Magpies may have the strongest squad in the league but many of their second string failed to prove themselves on Saturday.
Tottenham Hotspur fell to a defeat against Chelsea on Saturday as their bad week got even worse.
Ibrox side Glasgow Rangers are second in the Scottish Premiership.
The Liverpool midfielder was impressive in the win over Sunderland.
Celtic have struggled in Europe this season, and Brendan Rodgers believes that training in the cold winter months has hampered their progress.
Celtic are reportedly eyeing a move for the Everton man in January.
Villa are still unbeaten in seven games since Bruce took charge, and their newly sturdy defence has certainly helped in that regard.
From Leyton Orient to the Leaning Tower, the majority of Cellino's first signings are anywhere but Elland Road
Liverpool beat Sunderland 2-0 at Anfield on Saturday afternoon.
Celtic have made a brilliant start to the season, and could win their first trophy under Rodgers today.
Manchester United’s debt has risen by 18%, to close to £338m, in part due to Great Britain’s decision to leave the European Union.
Ronald Koeman has sought to clarify his comments about Romelu Lukaku’s future by insisting it is Everton’s responsibility to improve and convince the striker he can challenge for silverware at Goodison Park.
The reach of potential Leeds United owner Andrea Radrizzani is truly global.