Sunderland lost to Sheffield Wednesday in the Carabao Cup on Thursday.
Sunderland won in the Championship at the weekend.
West Ham United goalkeeper Adrian is reportedly wanted by Newcastle United in the summer transfer window.
Patrick van Aanholt seems to be on his way to Crystal Palace from Premier League rivals Sunderland.
Brendan Rodgers’s Celtic won against Old Firm rivals Rangers at Ibrox in the Scottish Premiership on Saturday.
Preece played with Eriksen at Odense in Denmark.
Leeds United lost against Brighton & Hove Albion in the Championship on Friday evening.
Sunderland played out a 1-1 draw with Newcastle United in the Premier League on Sunday.
David Preece was impressed with Adrian’s performance for West Ham United on Wednesday evening.
Aston Villa suffered a 2-0 defeat to Arsenal at Villa Park in the Premier League on Sunday afternoon.