Sunderland are hoping to make it five league wins when Oxford United visit on Saturday.
Reece James is expected to be miss action for a couple of weeks after getting injured during Monday's training.
Everton goalkeeper Jordan Pickford is favourite to start in goal for England at this summer's World Cup.
Sunderland are reportedly keen on signing former Rangers keeper Lee Robinson as they prepare for life in League One.
Crystal Palace are reportedly keen on Saint-Etienne midfielder Yann M'Vila.
Jack Rodwell has played just three times for Sunderland this season.
Goalkeeper errors have cost Sunderland 31 Championship points this season.
Sunderland appear League One-bound, but Lynden Gooch's rise is good news.
The Black Cats could be playing their football in League One next season.
Chris Coleman is hoping for a new Sunderland owner that will invest heavily in players’ recruitment.
The Liberal Democrats defeated the Labour candidate by winning 54% of the vote.
Chris Coleman has agreed to become the new Sunderland manager. The 47-year-old is expected to be confirmed as Simon Grayson’s successor over the weekend in what will be a major boost for Sunderland and a huge blow for the Football Association of Wales, which had hoped to persuade Coleman to sign a new contract.
Chris Coleman is the latest international manager interesting Sunderland after Michael O’Neill rejected their advances.