Sunderland were linked with Preston North End forward Jordan Hugill during the summer transfer window.
Sunderland defender John O'Shea has now reached 36 years of age.
Preston North End forward Jordan Hugill was linked with Sunderland and Wolverhampton Wanderers in the summer transfer window.
Jack Rodwell has recently moved into a centre-back role for Sunderland's under-23 side, and Simon Grayson has suggested that may be where his futur...
Duncan Watmore's return to the starting line-up would give Sunderland a lift against Queens Park Rangers on Saturday.
Didier Ndong is a key player for Simon Grayson - but Sunderland could still sell the midfielder in January.
Lamine Kone, Didier Ndong and Jack Rodwell could all be sold by Sunderland in January in order to raise funds.
The Sunderland defender would be a useful addition to the Burnley squad.
The Sunderland hitman isn't far away from a return it seems.
Sunderland defender Marc Wilson has featured in all but one of Simon Grayson's side's league matches since joining.