Leeds United and Nottingham Forest go head-to-head next week.
Newcastle could find no way through Brighton on Saturday, despite turning to their bench in the second half. That must change.
Championship rivals Wolverhampton Wanderers and Aston Villa were reported to be going head-to-head for Viktoria Plzen striker Michal Krmencik.
The Aston Villa midfielder impressed in his natural position this weekend.
Nottingham Forest had been linked with Edwin Gyasi before Mark Warburton’s sacking on Sunday.
Liverpool defeated Leicester City 2-1 on Saturday.
Alan Pardew is on the hunt for attacking inspiration to get West Bromwich Albion out of trouble.
Southampton rounded off 2017 with a spirited draw away at Manchester United.
Karl Darlow recovered from his prior poor form to turn in a handy show and earn a clean sheet on Saturday.
Lambert, who left Wolverhampton Wanderers at the end of last season, is evens favourite to take charge of Sheffield Wednesday.
Arsenal have been linked with PSV Eindhoven ace Donyell Malen.
Mikel Arteta is planning changes at Arsenal and the Premier League giants reportedly want Valencia's La Liga starlet Carlos Soler.
The Leeds United star proved his ability this afternoon at Elland Road.
Ibrox side Glasgow Rangers and Celtic were linked with him last month.
Steven Gerrard's Glasgow Rangers won at Ibrox on Thursday.
Aston Villa were a genuine Premier League force until 2010, when deals for Scott Parker, Aiden McGeady and Robbie Keane were vetoed.
Jurgen Klopp has confirmed that Liverpool midfielder Jordan Henderson is set to miss the next three weeks with injury.
Dani Ceballos is on loan at Arsenal from Real Madrid.
Arsenal's Bukayo Saka has been linked with a move to Liverpool.
Countless Premier League clubs have been linked with Club Brugge's Emmanuel Dennis including Everton and Newcastle United.