The Black Cats boss will experiment with his side at Vicarage Road on Sunday after they assured survival.
The Celtic striker has scored 40 goals in all competitions this season.
The former Owls winger believes a lack of expectation can help his old side.
The Dutchman has been linked with a move to their Premier League rivals.
The Burnley midfielder claims McClaren tried bringing him back to St. James' Park.
Sheffield Wednesday are set to take on Brighton & Hove Albion later this evening.
Origi has been sidelined since he was stretchered off against Everton last month.
The Aston Villa youngster has been called up by the England U21s.
Paul Merson was unimpressed with Newcastle United's display against Aston Villa.
Celtic have secured their fifth successive Scottish Premiership title this season.
Tottenham beat Southampton 2-0 on Saturday afternoon.
Respect filled the air in Manchester on Saturday night – too much of it for many of the 7,000-plus customers, probably – but Billy Joe Saunders, the new champion, and Andy Lee, the departing king, brought a good deal of honour to their sport and their community during 12 tense rounds for the WBO middleweight title.
Jimmy Hill’s proudest boast was that he had done absolutely everything in football, and he had.