Newcastle have had a bright start to the Championship season, sitting in third with 22 points.
The former England boss returns to the iPro Stadium, 17 months after being sacked.
West Bromwich Albion and Tottenham Hotspur will face each other in the Premier League this weekend.
Birmingham City look set to welcome back one of their key players, after he previously missed the last three fixtures, through injury.
Aston Villa are currently 19th in the Championship table.
Celtic and Rangers could end up leaving Scottish football as plans for an Atlantic League are progressing.
Mignolet has sat out the last three Liverpool games with Loris Karius taking possession of the gloves.
Head Coach Paul Heckingbottom is impressed with how far his team have come since promotion to the Championship this season.
The Newcastle United boss appears to want more celebrations like in the late win over Norwich City.
After years of turmoil, Villa fans could be forgiven for not wanting McClaren at their club. Luckily, they were never likely to get him.