The Liverpool star has been named PFA Fans' Player of the Month.
Sunderland made four new additions in the January transfer window.
The Championship side wanted to sign the 20-year-old on loan during the January transfer window.
The Liverpool legend is worried about the lack of leaders after they threw away a two-goal lead at the weekend.
Cheikhou Kouyate is set to be offered a new West Ham contract.
The young Leeds United winger should look to an older teammate for guidance in utilising his talent.
Cameron Carter-Vickers has impressed Tottenham Hotspur's coaches at youth level.
Julien De Sart joined Middlesbrough from Standard Liege in the January transfer window.
Dame N'Doye has made his first two appearances for Sunderland.
The 29-year-old made his first appearance for the Scottish Premiership leaders in two months at the weekend.