The Blues have been linked with moves for the Swansea City and Southampton defenders.
David Moyes has admitted his interest in reuniting with Manchester United duo Marouane Fellaini and Adnan Januzaj.
The Premier League side secured a fairly comfortable victory in California.
The Leicester City defender spent the second half of last season on loan at Middlesbrough.
Rafa Benitez took the Newcastle job on the premise he would be handed control over all football-related activities at the club.
Borini seems to have a positive first impression of the new Sunderland boss.
Aston Villa are currently one of the favourites to win promotion from the Championship.
Newcastle United, Sunderland and Celtic are all said to be chasing Manchester United's Paddy McNair.
Wijnaldum is one of a number of new signings at Liverpool this summer.
Almen Abdi scored for Sheffield Wednesday against Port Vale in a pre-season friendly on Sunday.