Kone has been impressive since his arrival at Sunderland, and relishes the battle to stay in the Premier League.
Rafael Benitez is yet to win a match as Newcastle United manager.
The midfielder also believes his side can finish in the top four and win the FA Cup.
John Stones has lost his place in Everton's team over recently weeks.
Queens Park Rangers are set to host Middlesbrough later this evening.
Ibrox side Rangers will take on Old Firm rivals Celtic in the semi-finals of the Scottish Cup this month.
The former Tottenham Hotspur manager moved Rose to left-back during his time at White Hart Lane.
The Leeds boss has praised the job done by his Arsenal counterpart.
West Ham United are in the running for a top-four finish in the Premier League this season.
The 20-year-old has made headlines for good and bad reasons.
Injured on international duty, Krul will now miss the rest of what could be another crucial season on Tyneside.
The Tottenham Hotspur midfielder has simply not done enough to justify remaining at the club when so many talented youngsters deserve chances.
Tottenham Hotspur are currently two points adrift of the Champions League spots in the Premier League standings.