Sam Allardyce will be concentrating on keeping his Crystal Palace side in the Premier League but his thoughts will not be far from potential recruits for next season.
Sunderland are looking to raise funds to sign Leicester City striker Leonardo Ulloa.
Which Sunderland players would fans not mind seeing the back of this month?
Turkish side Fenerbache could launch a double raid on Sunderland and West Ham United which could see the clubs offload two flops.
Newcastle United and Sunderland will both be represented heavily at the Africa Cup of Nations in January.
Sunderland are yet to win a Premier League match under David Moyes' stewardship.
Sunderland have made a poor start to the season, picking up just two points from their opening seven games.
Sunderland managed to pick up a 1-1 draw against West Bromwich Albion in their most recent match.
The winger has found himself out of the Sunderland team under David Moyes.
Wahbi Khazri made a positive impression in his first Premier League start of the season.