Lascelles has featured in all but one of the games Benitez has taken charge of at Newcastle.
Jermain Defoe has netted 13 Premier League goals for Sunderland this season.
Ibrox side Rangers will face Hibernian in the final of the Scottish Cup next month.
Current manager Roberto Martinez is under increasing pressure at Goodison Park.
Tottenham Hotspur have been linked with the Spanish midfielder.
The Ivorian defender would like to stay at Liverpool, but only if he can make a worthy contribution to the team.
Tottenham Hotspur have enjoyed a superb campaign to date.
The two Leeds United teenagers both scored in their final appearance of the season.
The West Ham defender is excited by the prospect of facing his former club.
Newcastle United are a point adrift of safety going into their final three games.