Bournemouth are reportedly interested in signing Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe in the summer transfer window.
Arsenal and Sunderland will face each other in the Premier League this week.
Hull City’s defeat to Crystal Palace means that they will join Sunderland and Middlesbrough in the Championship next season.
Aston Villa, Sunderland and Wolverhampton Wanderers are also reportedly interested in Southampton striker Sam Gallagher.
Nottingham Forest will remain in the Championship.
Sunderland have been relegated from the Premier League and will play in the Championship next season.
Liverpool-owned Lazar Markovic and Sam Clucas scored the goals for Hull City against Watford in the Premier League at the weekend, as Oumar Niasse was sent off.
Leeds United and Burton Albion will face each other in the Championship this weekend.
Sunderland will face West Ham United in the Premier League this afternoon.
Former Newcastle United forward Micky Quinn mocks Sunderland, who lost to Manchester United in the Premier League on Sunday.