The Sky Sports pundit has predicted a five-goal thriller at St Mary's this evening as Southampton look for a third straight win in all competitions.
West Ham United have a prolific goal-scorer playing out wide, so why not put him up front?
Leeds United could be paired with the Red Devils in the quarter-finals of the League Cup.
Newcastle gained immediate revenge for their 2-0 loss to Wolves on the weekend as they reversed the scoreline in the EFL Cup on Tuesday.
The Everton and Manchester United stars are in remarkably similar circumstances at their clubs.
Concern at left-back, a potential upset and how to replace Defoe all feature in three things to monitor ahead of Sunderland's trip to Queens Park Rangers in tonight's EFL Cup tie.
Matip has looked pretty solid since he came in, and seems to have an understanding with Dejan Lovren. How is that reflected in the numbers?
The striker scored a hat-trick in the 5-0 win over Queen of the South on Tuesday.
The defender is pushing for his first start for the Premier League side.
Rovers went out the EFL Cup after a defeat at Leeds, but most fans are far more concerned about sorting out the league form.