Sunderland was dealt another injury blow with manager David Moyes confirming a serious ankle injury to Lynden Gooch.
David Moyes admits the early signs "do not look great" after Duncan Watmore was stretchered off during the home win over Leicester City.
The results are starting to turn Sunderland's way, after a rocky start for David Moyes, with a 2-1 win against Leicester City on Saturday.
Sunderland brought an admirable defensive effort with the tough assignment of traveling to Anfield, but the Black Cats couldn't find the net and conceded twice late to lose to Liverpool, 2-0.
Sunderland manager David Moyes will have a difficult decision to make in midfield due to a series of injuries.
Paddy McNair's debut season at Sunderland came to an abrupt end this weekend after sustaining an ACL injury.
Sunderland ran out deserved winners against Hull City 3-0 at the stadium of light however the scoreline may be a bit harsh on Phelan's men.
Sunderland midfielder Lee Cattermole suffered a massive setback in his recovery after undergoing hip surgery.
Sunderland manager David Moyes said he sees goalkeeper Jordan Pickford as the successor to Joe Hart in the England setup.
Vito Mannone will make his long-awaited return from elbow surgery on Wednesday when Sunderland take on Notts County in the Checkatrade Trophy.
Forward Victor Anichebe inspired Sunderland to their first win of the season, by scoring and earning a penalty, as David Moyes' side defeated Bournemouth 2-1.
Sunderland manager David Moyes confirmed both Sebastian Larsson and Lee Cattermole could return in the next month.
John O’Shea is hoping to make a swift return from injury after he was named in a 35-man Republic of Ireland squad for the World Cup Qualifier in Austria later this month.
Sunderland manager David Moyes is just now starting to see good news on the injury front with both Vito Mannone and Fabio Borini edging closer to full fitness.
Sunderland manager David Moyes seemed pleasantly surprised when announcing Sebastian Larsson has returned to training.