After missing last weekend with a hamstring complaint, Younes Kaboul could return to Walter Mazzarri's starting eleven with Craig Cathcart and Miguel Britos both uncertain.
Central defensive pairing of Prodl and Kaboul both face late fitness tests ahead of the visit of Manchester United on Sunday after picking up knocks in the 4-2 victory over West Ham last weekend.
Watford announced the signings of Sunderland defender Younes Kaboul and Juventus midfielder Roberto Pereyra on Friday.
Sunderland releases a statement on Thursday night confirming the club has accepted a bid for defender Younes Kaboul from Watford.
Younes Kaboul will be assessed after the Sunderland skipper was replaced on 73 minutes during Sundays’ Tyne – Wear derby due to calf tightness.
Younes Kaboul is expected to make his return from injury this weekend against West Ham after recovering from hamstring and ankle issues.
Sunderland will continue to be short at center-half after Sam Allardyce confirmed Younes Kaboul has picked up another injury that keep him out for at least the next week.
The Black Cats were dealt a blow to their festive period setup following the news that Younes Kaboul suffered a hamstring injury in the weekend loss to Chelsea.
Younes Kaboul will join Ola Toivonen and John O’Shea in the Sunderland treatment room as all three players suffered muscular injuries during Sundays’ Wear-Tyne derby.
Younes Kaboul will miss Week 8 with a knee injury.
Dick Advocaat has issued a survival rallying call after another defensive horror show at Bournemouth…
After a solid showing in a loss last weekend the Black Cats reverted to extremely poor form as they lost 2-0 to newly promoted Bournemouth.
Sunderland have targeted Tottenham’s Younes Kaboul after the proposed deal for Zenit St Petersburg defender Nicola Lombaerts collapsed…
Younes Kaboul was everywhere clearing balls, intercepting passes and providing a physical presence as Spurs managed a draw despite enjoying very little possession at the Emirates.