Sebastian Larsson scored the lone goal for Sunderland in Sunday's 1-1 draw with Everton.
Sunderland have landed one of Guy Poyet's stars from his Brighton days with the signing of Will Buckley.
Sunderland midfielder Sebastian Larsson has signed a contract extension with the club until 2017.
Sebastian Larsson scored in the 29th minute and despite late opportunities for Chicharito and Fabio Borini that was how the match ended.
Sunderland came out with a 2-1 victory over Southampton in the Capital One Cup and will face Chelsea at home in the next round.
Lazio are keen on Sunderland midfielder Sebastian Larsson, while boss Paolo Di Canio is interested in bringing Raul Meireles to the Stadium of Light.