Sunderland should look to bolster their attacking options with Middlesbrough forward Cristhian Stuani.
The former Middlesbrough is said to have held talks about replacing Paul Lambert at Wolverhampton Wanderers.
Top scorer Cristhian Stuani is among those who are back in contention ahead of the trip to the Etihad.
Boro boss Aitor Karanka has a selection dilemma to contend with before naming his side to play West Ham on Saturday.
Three of Middlesbrough's players who featured in the 2-1 win over Wolverhampton Wanderers take to Twitter after important Championship win.