Photos: DeAndre Yedlin and Duncan Watmore in Sunderland training

Sunderland will take on Stoke City at the Stadium of Light in the Premier League on Saturday.

The Sunderland players were training today ahead of this weekend’s Premier League game against Stoke City at home.

Sunderland will take on Stoke at the Stadium of Light on Saturday afternoon and will be looking to pick up all three points.

Sam Allardyce’s side will head into the encounter on the back of a 1-0 victory over Crystal Palace away from home at Selhurst Park.

The Black Cats are third from bottom in the Premier League table at the moment with nine points from 13 matches, just a point behind 17th-place Newcastle United.

Bournemouth and Aston Villa make up the bottom three in the standings, while Norwich City are just three points above the relegation zone.

The win against Palace appears to have lifted the spirits of the Sunderland players, who appeared to be quite happy in training today.

Below are some of the best photos from today’s session, including those of Tottenham Hotspur-owned 22-year-old right-back DeAndre Yedlin and 21-year-old attacker Duncan Watmore.

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