HITC picks out some reasons Sunderland fans should perhaps be fearful looking ahead this season.
Football can be a tough game, and these former Manchester United, Arsenal, Sunderland and Manchester City players are living proof.
West Bromwich Albion and Burnley are reportedly interested in signing Lamine Kone from Sunderland in the summer transfer window.
Sunderland gave a good account of themselves in their first game back in the Championship against Derby County.
Many names were linked with the Sunderland job before Simon Grayson filled it recently.
Sunderland were beaten 2-0 by Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium yesterday.
Players from Chelsea and Cardiff City feature on the list, as Sunderland look to bounce back from their relegation disappointment.
Sunderland boss David Moyes has given Wahbi Khazri just five starts this season.
Lee Cattermole has featured in Sunderland's last three matches.
The Sunderland midfielder did his best to inspire a victory against West Ham United but the Black Cats fell short.