Duncan Watmore has signed a new deal which will keep him at Sunderland until 2020.
Juan Mata is impressed with West Ham ahead of their Manchester United next weekend.
Tottenham Hotspur youngster Alex Pritchard is on the sidelines at the moment.
Everton take on Middlesbrough in the Capital One Cup quarter-final tomorrow.
West Ham are struggling to keep clean sheets this season.
Manchester City and Leicester are only separated by goal difference at the top of the Premier League but the Sky Blues are way ahead in another area.
Nottingham Forest defeated Reading 3-1 at the City Ground in the Championship on Saturday afternoon.
Despite rumours of improving attitudes after clear-the-air talks, Saturday's 5-1 loss tells an all-too-familiar story on Tyneside.
Adama Traore and Libor Kozak start for Aston Villa's Under-21's against Blackburn.
Shaka Hislop asks how Celtic and Rangers would fare in the Barclays Premier League.