Paolo Di Canio wants to buy 10 new players in a major shake-up at Sunderland - and will sell Stephane Sessegnon and Simon Mignolet, report the Daily Mirror.
Juan Mata scored one and created one in Manchester United's 3-0 win over Liverpool continuing a strong run of form that has run from November into December.
Wayne Rooney scored United's opening goal and contributed a little bit of everything to the not-as-convincing-as-the-scoreline-makes-it-look 3-0 victory.
Phil Jones has been in and out of the line-up all season and he returned again against Liverpool with a big game in United's 3-0 win.
It has been an up and down past four weeks for the big Belgian but he was "up" again in United's big rivalry win against Liverpool in Week 16.
19-year-old Hector Bellerin showed well against Newcastle with an assist and solid defending in Arsenal's 4-1 win.
In Week 15, Allan McGregor had a huge fantasy week as Hull City kept a clean sheet but his fortunes sunk markedly in Week 16 as they fell 2-0 to Chelsea.
23, 0, 29, and 28 - those are RvP's previous four fantasy totals as the big numbers start to overwhelm the little ones for the first time this season.
Olivier Giroud has been up and down since returning from injury but was definitely "up" again scoring a brace against Newcastle on Saturday.
Alexis Sanchez has shifted his productivity from goal-scorer to goal-creator in recent weeks with an assist against Stoke City and two in the route of Newcastle.
Edin Dzeko has joined Sergio Aguero and Stevan Jovetic in the physio's room, with Manchester City set to be without a recognised senior striker against Crystal Palace on Saturday.
Crystal Palace boss Neil Warnock has urged Dwight Gayle to prove his worth after the striker slipped down the pecking order at Selhurst Park.