Chris Coleman's attacking options are limited to say the least, with the Black Cats having needlessly sanctioned an early sale for their sole senior man.
Sunderland could turn to their talented teenage forward after a dismal showing at Sheffield United.
Josh Maja scored Sunderland's only goal as they beat Fulham 1-0.
Sunderland striker Josh Maja has featured in both matches which Chris Coleman has taken charge of this season.
18-year-old Sunderland prospect hopeful of breaking into first-team.
Sunderland striker Josh Maja looked to be in fine form before the season started.
HITC looks at the reasons Sunderland fans should be feeling positive about this season
Could Josh Maja become a key player for Sunderland in the Championship this season?
Ibrox side Glasgow Rangers should ask for Sunderland's Josh Maja on loan, plus cash, in exchange for Martyn Waghorn.
Sunderland edged out Bradford City in a friendly on Saturday.