PHOTOS: Sunderland stars in training ahead of Chelsea clash

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Below are the best pictures from Sunderland’s training session on Thursday ahead of Saturday’s Premier League clash against Chelsea.

Sunderland have stepped up their preparations for the Premier League clash against Chelsea at the Stadium of Light on Saturday.

The Black Cats will head into the game placed 14th in the league table with 13 points from 12 matches, just three points above the relegation zone.

Gus Poyet’s side will be the underdogs for the match against league leaders Chelsea, but that does not mean that the players are not determined to stage an upset.

On Thursday, the Sunderland players were training under the watchful eyes of Poyet, the best pictures of which are below.

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