Sunderland are still chasing a first win of 2017 and they will again have to make changes for the visit of Millwall.
The Sunderland goalkeeper was part of the England squad for the games with Scotland and Spain.
Mannone was one of several first-team players in action for Sunderland's under-23s.
Tonight's game seems to be an opportunity for some of the first-team players to get some match fitness under their belts.
Love played in midfield for the under-23's against Hartlepool, in a role where the Black Cats are struggling with injuries.
The midfielder played 90 minutes in the loss to Rochdale.
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