Micky Quinn has had his say on the struggling Newcastle United boss after the club slipped to yet another away defeat.
In front of goal Everton rank among the best, but that is not reflected in their league position.
Liverpool made five changes from the side that lost the League Cup final on penalties as they ran out 3-0 winners against City in the Premier League.
Defoe has scored just the one goal in his last seven games as Sunderland continue to battle for survival.
Sheffield Wednesday are currently in sixth place in the Championship table.
The former Gunner says it is Arsene Wenger, not Theo Walcott, who is to blame for the England man's poor form.
The talented midfielder was signed from Inverness in the summer.
Newcastle United were beaten 1-0 by Stoke City at the Britannia Stadium.
Manchester City, Arsenal, Tottenham Hotspur and Leicester City make up the title contenders.
The Toffees defender says that the club will not have to 'wheel and deal' anymore after Farhad Moshiri buys into the club.
The former Anfield manager is feeling buoyant after the Reds announced the signing of the Brazil international earlier this week.
HITC Sport understands Birmingham City have rejected bids from Leeds and Reading for striker Clayton Donaldson.
Roberto Firmino, along with Philippe Coutinho, Emre Can and Tiago Ilori, could miss part of Liverpool's pre-season tour due to international commitments.