Leeds United star is thrilled his recent performances have been recognised.
Sunderland have just 12 points on the board after 19 Premier League games.
Welcome to this morning's transfer round-up. This edition features 'Basel's Breel Donald Embolo interesting Chelsea?' and 'SSC Napoli's Lorenzo Insigne interesting Arsenal?' plus more, so delve in below.
Remi Garde's side are currently bottom of the Premier League after 19 games.
Although the captain does not seem convinced about a title challenge yet.
Slaven Bilic says that Leicester City, Crystal Palace, West Ham United, West Bromwich Albion, Stoke City and Watford can buy good players.
The Premier League trio could look to secure the goalkeeper in the January transfer window.
Rangers and Celtic are reportedly chasing Falkirk defender Will Vaulks.
Watford have been linked with Lazio’s Keita Balde Diao.
The likes of Fabian Delph and Tom Cleverley also still top the charts for Remi Garde's side.
Tim Sherwood has added former Tottenham player and coach Tony Parks to his backroom staff at Aston Villa.
West Ham United stars of past and present took to Twitter to react as the Hammers threw away a 2-0 lead to draw 2-2 at Tottenham.
Tottenham Hotspur's decision to loan Aaron Lennon to Everton is coming back to haunt them already.