Sunderland have failed to win any of their first 10 Premier League matches.
Matt Ritchie is set to miss out on playing in Newcastle United's match against Cardiff City.
West Ham United are set to host Stoke City on Saturday.
The Italian is pushing to start for Leeds United with positive EFL Cup performances.
Leeds have seem their recent form allow them to shoot up the Championship table with a string of impressive results seeing them up to ninth in the league.
Former Aston Villa and Tottenham Hotspur boss Sherwood is in line to replace Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink at Queens Park Rangers, according to the Sun.
The Spanish left-back is returning to full fitness.
The Argentine believes City's first win over Barcelona has finally silenced the critics.
The Cottagers boss has a fully fit squad to choose from for the short trip to Brentford.
The Dutch striker nearly headed to Romania in 2015.