Newcastle United host Aston Villa on Saturday.
Manchester City, Arsenal and Leicester City currently make up the top three.
The striker has recently started to find his best form.
Both Newcastle United and Sunderland are in danger of getting relegated from the Premier League.
The Everton midfielder has been incredible in 2015-16.
The Bhoys have been linked to the Icelandic international before.
Denis Cheryshev was recently linked with a move to Liverpool.
The Leeds talent scored twice in his comeback to the starting XI.
Sunderland travel to Stamford Bridge on Saturday.
Pep Guardiola has been linked with Manchester City, Manchester United and Arsenal.