Sam Byram started at right-back for Leeds United during their 1-1 draw with Fulham.
The former Everton, Birmingham City and Sunderland forward has recently been on trial with the MLS club, who finish their 2015 campaign this weekend.
Sunderland have not won any of their opening nine Premier League matches this season.
Sheffield Wednesday take on Rotherham United on Friday evening.
Wolverhampton Wanderers lost 2-0 to Brentford at Molineux on Wednesday night.
Celtic have handed Carlton Cole a deal which will keep him at Parkhead until 2017.
The winger has the chance to impress manager Arsene Wenger with the Welsh midfielder set to spend a spell on the sidelines.
This seems to bring to an end what has been a sorry episode from the Livingston boss.
Leeds United owner Cellino has come under criticism in recent weeks.
Brendan Galloway has had a lot of first-team exposure at Everton this season.