Sunderland have had a habit of starting slow and then finishing quickly to just avoid the drop.
The defender came close to leaving the Scottish Premiership side in the summer.
Sakho has not played for the Reds since April and an outburst on Snapchat means his chances of playing time have not improved.
West Ham United boss Slaven Bilic is currently the bookies' favourite to be the next Premier League manager sacked.
Leeds United could move into the Championship play off places if they beat Bristol City later this evening.
Mark Warburton's Ibrox side Glasgow Rangers went down 2-1 at Pittodrie.
Tottenham Hotspur are currently leading Arsenal by a point in the Premier League standings.
Aston Villa reportedly have to win one of their next two matches to keep Roberto Di Matteo in the job.
With Allardyce facing questions about a Telegraph investigation, bookies have updated the prices for the men to take his place, with Crystal Palace boss Alan Pardew among the candidates.
Norwich City currently sit top of the Championship with 20 points from nine games.
Hermann Hesse was born in Baden-Württemberg, the future ground zero for German football hipsters, and even though he didn’t leave behind any explicit musings on the game, he 110% understood the pressing need of setting your stall out early doors. “A magic dwells in each beginning, protecting us, telling us how to live,” he wrote in Steps, his most famous poem, in 1941.
Butarque was blue, just like their manager wanted and just like their captain’s hair.
That the arms race of spending within Formula One needed to be curtailed was clear to all.