Sunderland AFC transfer news RECAP: Black Cats defender hoping for new deal, fresh interest in Josh Maja plus injury latest

As Sunderland prepare for the trip to Walsall, there's plenty going on off the pitch ahead of a busy few weeks for Jack Ross' side.

We've got the latest transfer rumours regarding striker Josh Maja, as well as contract and injury updates from the Stadium of Light. Simply scroll down to recap all of today’s news.