Ross McCormack is set to return to Aston Villa as his loan comes to an end, but Championship rivals Leeds and Sunderland could hand him a lifeline.
Wolverhampton Wanderers played key role in Lewis Grabban's Sunderland exit and Championship leaders are now attempting to scupper a deal for Chris Martin.
Championship side Sunderland are keen to lure David Bates away from Ibrox with his contract expiring at Scottish Premiership giants Rangers.
Everton were blocked from bringing Lamine Kone to Goodison Park in 2016 but now Sunderland would love to sell the defender to Goodison Park.
Jack Marriott won't be joining Sunderland from League One Peterborough United - but Bradford City striker Charlie Wyke may be within budget.
Edwin Gyasi may move to the Championship this month but with Norwich City or Fulham rather than Sunderland.
Sunderland are set to sign Scottish youngster Matthew Knox, who has been linked with Manchester United, Liverpool and Rangers among others.
Sunderland have been linked with a move for the Derby County man.
The 30-year-old defender believes the team has what it takes to push for promotion if they can get through this season without being relegated
Bolton Wanderers' star man Gary Madine is attracting plenty of attention from Championship rivals with Sunderland, Cardiff and Hull City all interested.
With Sunderland on the cusp of relegation from the Premier League, will highly-rated Jordan Pickford be packing his bags in the summer?
With Sunderland seemingly set for relegation to the Championship, should David Moyes be sacked? Or will the club show faith in him for next season?
After signalling his intent to remain in the Premier League to prolong his international career, could Jermain Defoe trade Sunderland for Newcastle United?