Scunthorpe United and Charlton Athletic will likely threaten Sunderland's League One promotion bid but which other sides will also challenge?
Glasgow Rangers player Matt Crooks could be on his way out of Ibrox in the summer transfer window.
Glasgow Rangers forward Martyn Waghorn is reportedly on the radar of Scunthorpe United.
Once touted as a potential first-team star in the making Abdisalam Ibrahim is now widely believed to be on his way out of The Etihad after returning from a loan spell with Stromsgodset. So will Wigan Athletic, Southampton or West Brom follow up their reported interest in the talented midfielder?
It may take an unfortunate run in with a British wildlife favourite, the squirrel to put their troubles into perspective. It took such an incident to help troubled Scunthorpe manager Alan Knill to do so.