Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe has scored two goals in his first five Premier League matches of the season.
The Midlands rivals were involved in several close encounters last season.
Everton are keen to sign Dries Mertens from Napoli.
The Dutchman is pleased with his options in attack after a busy summer.
The summer signing grabbed his first goals for Spurs in Thursday night's 3-1 Europa League victory over Qarabag.
We look ahead to another intriguing weekend of Premier League action by rounding up 10 key stats.
Celtic secured a 2-2 draw with Ajax in their opening Europa League fixture.
The Sky Sports pundit is backing Wolverhampton Wanderers to beat Brighton and Hove Albion.
The Spaniard has impressed Villa fans but has still not featured for the full 90 under Sherwood in the league.
Lee Cattermole has lost his place in the Sunderland starting line-up already this season.
Napoli boss Rafa Benitez has taken advantage of having a few days off to fly back to Liverpool and visit his family.
Italian striking legend Roberto Baggio has admitted that he has been unable to forget his costly penalty miss in the 1994 World Cup final.
Manchester United youngster Tyler Blackett says that it was always his dream to play football for the Red Devils.