Sunderland striker Steven Fletcher will return from a shoulder injury for Gus Poyet's first game in charge
New Sunderland manager Gus Poyet has revealed that Steven Fletcher is ahead of schedule in his recovery from a shoulder injury and could be available to face Swansea City this weekend.
Sunderland striker Steven Fletcher faces six weeks on the sidelines after dislocating his shoulder during last Saturday's 3-0 defeat by West Brom.
Striker Steven Fletcher dislocated his shoulder in the final 15 minutes of Sunderland's match with West Brom, and reports suggest he could be facing several weeks on the sideline, if not months.
Sunderland are now bottom of the table, procuring just 1 point in 5 matches and sitting on a -8 goal difference following their 3-0 defeat against West Bromwich Albion today.
Four Premier League clubs have expressed an interest in taking Udinese striker Matej Vydra on loan, claims his agent.
Sunderland have made a loan offer to Udinese for Matej Vydra, with the Czech Republic striker's agent admitting a move to Wearside could appeal to his client.
Sunderland have confirmed the signings of Maritimo defender Valentin Roberge, Basel midfielder Cabral and Lazio defender Modibo Diakite.
The Daily Mail report that Sunderland are interested in Celtic's £7million-rated striker Gary Hooper.