Photos: Sunderland star Seb Larsson back in first-team training after injury absence

The Swedish international is back in training.

Sunderland take on West Ham United this weekend and one of their reliable faces could make a return to action in the game.

Sunderland need as much help as possible coming into the final few weeks of the Premier League season - as they battle against relegation to the Championship.

80-cap Sweden international Sebastian Larsson, who was already struggling for regular football this season, suffered a serious injury last year. The Swede has been on the sidelines since November and will be desperate to get back in action against West Ham this weekend.

With that in mind the Swedish midfielder has been putting himself through his paces in Sunderland training.

He was pictured in action as Sunderland prepared themselves for the West Ham tie - with the Black Cats boss Sam Allardyce heading back to West Ham for the first time since he was manager at the Boleyn Ground.

Larsson has played 12 games for the club so far this season and will be hoping it will be lucky 13 for him in London this weekend.

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