Sunderland have often overlooked their academy - but with David Moyes in charge the club's youngsters are finally getting a chance.
Sunderland are a little more positive after picking up their first league win, but should they also be excited about the prospects coming through?
The talented winger looks like being a talent to keep an eye on at Sunderland.
The Mackems starlet is attracting attention from around the continent.
Paris Saint-Germain are reportedly interested in signing Sunderland wonderkid Joel Asoro.
Asoro seems to have impressed David Moyes.
The striker became the Black Cats' youngest ever player in the Premier League in the clash with Middlesbrough.
The talented winger has excited in pre-season.
Joel Asoro has been training with Sunderland's first-team squad over pre-season.
Chelsea are handing a trial to a teenager this weekend that Manchester United have already looked at four times.