Sunderland made a winning start to life without sacked manager Paolo Di Canio as the Premier League's bottom club beat Peterborough in the League Cup, with Lee Cattermole restored to the starting line-up.
Fulham, in an effort to get younger and tougher in the center of the park, are in serious pursuit of Sunderland's Lee Cattermole.
The future of Sunderland's Lee Cattermole remains unclear after manager Paolo Di Canio refused to confirm if he will stay at the Stadium of Light.
Sunderland AFC have confirmed that French starlet El Hadji Ba has joined the club.
It is no sure thing that Lee Cattermole will be leaving Sunderland this summer but his career seems to have stalled and Cardiff and Hull are both of the opinion that a change of scenery could help.