Winless in their last 14 visits to the Stadium of Light, Stoke City and Mark Hughes could really use a win at Sunderland to quiet the critics.
West Ham's move to the London Stadium may be unpopular, but it's been a boon financially, meaning the Hammers can play hardball with Dimitri Payet.
Former Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard is set to receive the Freedom of the City.
Arsenal have handed contract extensions to Olivier Giroud, Laurent Koscielny and Francis Coquelin, and Dimitri Payet wants to leave West Ham.
Everton host Man City while Man United look to keep the pace with the Premier League's top 4 against a feisty Liverpool.
Lyon are the only club attempting to sign Manchester United winger Memphis Depay on a permanent deal, despite several loan enquiries, sources said.