Sunderland was dealt another midfield blow this summer after Sebastian Larsson had surgery to repair a knee injury that will keep him out for six months.
Seb Larsson could make his long awaited return to first team action in game week twenty-seven after Sam Allardyce confirmed the midfielder re-joined the group in training on Thursday.
Sunderland midfielder Seb Larsson has been ruled out for the Week 15 matchup against Arsenal after suffering damage to medial knee ligaments.
Seb Larsson and Jermain Defoe are expected to miss this weekends’ clash with Arsenal after picking up injuries during Saturdays’ win over Stoke City.
Sebastian Larsson will be assessed ahead of the final game at Stamford Bridge but Dick Advocaat will take no risks after a hard fought draw against Arsenal on Wednesday was enough to secure their place in the top flight for another season.
Sunderland will be without Seb Larsson for the visit of Crystal Palace in Week 32.
Sebastian Larsson didn't had a particularly impressive first half of the season but he's been increasing his productivity early in 2015 punctuating the run with a goal in Week 22.
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.