The Black Cats' on-loan defender is set to play a pivotal role if the club are to avoid relegation once more.
Jason Denayer has moved to Sunderland on loan from Manchester City.
The defender joined Sunderland on loan in the summer transfer window.
Denayer has been used in midfield with Sunderland hit by injuries in recent weeks.
Sunderland head into their clash with Liverpool on the back of two consecutive wins.
Sunderland take on Liverpool at Anfield this weekend.
Manchester City's Jason Denayer reportedly wants a permanent switch to Sunderland.
Denayer played in midfield during Sunderland's 3-0 win over Hull City at the weekend.
Sunderland got another huge win on the board this weekend.
It cannot be easy changing clubs season after season as Jason Denayer begins yet another temporary spell away from Manchester City.