Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere has paid tribute to departing teammate Tomas Rosicky on social media website Twitter.
The Magpies have already been relegated from the Premier League.
Roberto Martinez was sacked by Everton on Thursday.
The Sporting Lisbon striker is also wanted by Leicester City.
Sheffield Wednesday are on course for a spot in the play-off final.
The Arsenal midfielder has been missing for the majority of this season.
Allardyce went on to lead the Black Cats towards Premier League survival.
Crystal Palace boss Alan Pardew spent four years at Newcastle United.
Rangers duo Barry McKay and Lee Wallace were handed Scotland call-ups this week.
West Ham United have enjoyed a fine season and currently sit in sixth position in the Premier League.
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The England international has been out since October.
Frank Bruno, the former heavyweight boxer who has fought a very public battle with mental illness, has announced he wants to return to the ring as a way of avoiding psychiatric hospital.