The games involving Les Bleus will be classed as friendlies
The pair have been confirmed as the new management team
The former midfielder is set to be Martin O'Neill's assistant as Republic of Ireland manager
Leeds manager Brian McDermott is not interested in the role either
Belgian stopper, who has been linked with Manchester United and Arsenal, forced to clarify comments
Sunderland winger has caused controversy before on social networking site
Frenchman has failed to make impact at Stadium of Light
Sunderland 3 West Ham United 0
A look ahead to this weekend's Premier League fixture at Old Trafford
Winger admits home game against fellow strugglers Reading tomorrow will be vital
New manager praises his 'decent players' as bottom club draw 0-0 at Sunderland
Sunderland 2 West Bromwich Albion 4
James McFadden is set to earn a one-year deal at Sunderland after impressing during a trial. The forward has been without a club since his contract at Everton expired in the summer.
Sunderland playmaker Stephane Sessegnon is to undergo a scan after suffering an ankle injury in training.
Sunderland have been given little encouragement in their pursuit of Wolves striker Steven Fletcher.
Asamoah Gyan has cast doubt over his future by admitting it could lie "anywhere".