The Toffees goalkeeper is leaving for MLS football.
The two sides drew 1-1 at St James' Park on Sunday.
The pundit feels the 'football advisor' will have designs on the manager's job at Derby.
Reports have claimed a deal is done between the two teams.
Newcastle United and Sunderland went head-to-head this weekend.
The Reds conceded three second-half goals to lose the game 3-2.
Former Manchester United defender Danny Higginbotham has his say on the key refereeing decisions in the Manchester derby at the Etihad Stadium.
The Leeds head coach has been discussing the 26-year-old midfielder after a 4-1 defeat to Huddersfield.
The former Sunderland midfielder didn't cover himself in glory at left-back for Newcastle.
Southampton won against Liverpool in the Premier League on Sunday afternoon.