Callum McManaman scored Sunderland's equaliser when they took on Middlesbrough last weekend.
Scoring a goal against Tony Pulis' Boro still does little to prove that the winger deserved more of a chance at West Brom.
Middlesbrough manager Tony Pulis and Sunderland winger Callum McManaman worked together at West Bromwich Albion.
Sunderland have had to bring in an underwhelming new winger due to their poor summer business, adding more problems to their manager's growing list.
The winger has had a frustrating start to his Sunderland career
Was Callum McManaman Sunderland's unsung hero at the weekend?
Sunderland have a pivotal run of fixtures in the coming weeks and it might be time for Simon Grayson to throw caution to the wind.
Simon Grayson has so far opted for a cautious approach. That must end now as Sunderland search for a winning formula.
Callum McManaman has made an impressive start to his Sunderland career since signing from West Bromwich Albion.
Simon Grayson badly needs a Championship win at Sunderland and they could find Hull to be accommodating hosts on Saturday.
The West Bromwich Albion winger's first team chances have taken another hit.
Derby County were linked with a move for the forgotten West Bromwich Albion player in 2016, before his loan to Sheffield Wednesday.
The on-loan West Bromwich Albion winger has struggled for game time since moving to Sheffield Wednesday.