Max Power shone against Accrington Stanley in the Carabao Cup but will he start Sunderland's League One clash with Portsmouth at the Stadium of Light?
Denver Hume struggled badly in Sunderland's first two games of the League One season thanks largely to Jack Ross's tactics.
Conor McLaughlin has endured a difficult start to life at League One challengers Sunderland since his summer move from Millwall.
Jack Ross needs to get the best out of Chris Maguire if Sunderland are to end their League One purgatory.
Fraizer Campbell is a free agent after leaving Championship outfit Hull City - but is a return to League One Sunderland on the cards?
Benjamin Kimpioka could have a big role to play as Jack Ross's Sunderland look to win the League One title at the second time of asking.
League One Sunderland look set to announce former Guingamp youngster Abdelkader as their second signing of the summer.
Sunderland goalkeeper Robbin Ruiter made just one League One appearance for Jack Ross's side last season.
Aiden McGeady has scored 14 goals to fire Jack Ross's Sunderland to the League One play-off final at Wembley.
Lynden Gooch has struggled for form at Jack Ross' Sunderland but he impressed in the League One play-off semi-final first leg against Portsmouth.
Should Tammy Abraham's spot-kick against Liverpool have been re-taken?
Rangers are reportedly bringing Andy King to Ibrox.
Goalkeeper Adrian was the hero as Liverpool beat Premier League rivals Chelsea in the UEFA Super Cup in Istanbul.
Rangers are said to be on the verge of bringing Andy King to Glasgow on a season-long loan.
Leeds striker is in contention for a starting spot against Wigan.
Tottenham Hotspur signed Jack Clarke from Leeds United and immediately loaned him back to Elland Road.
Leeds United boss Marcelo Bielsa opted to sell Aapo Halme to Barnsley during the summer transfer window.
Tottenham Hotspur's Marcus Edwards was once regarded as their most exciting prospect, but he has failed to make much of an impact at first-team level.
Tottenham Hotspur defender Jan Vertonghen watched Mauricio Pochettino's side's first match from the stand.
Luton loanee makes first competitive appearance since play-offs for Leeds.
Sunderland will be hoping to return to the Championship at the first time of asking when they embark on League One football next season.
Sunderland desperately needed to add to their squad to boost their survival hopes.
With Sunderland on the cusp of relegation from the Premier League, will highly-rated Jordan Pickford be packing his bags in the summer?