Sporting director Kristjaan Speakman has work to do during the transfer window.

Sunderland AFC transfers: The 10 deals Kristjaan Speakman is reportedly considering - including current and ex-Wolves players

Sunderland will finally compete in the Championship again next season – but which deals are the Black Cats currently being linked with?

The Black Cats secured promotion against Wycombe Wanderers at Wembley Stadium in the League One play-off final in front of nearly 50,000 supporters.

Goals from Elliot Embleton and Ross Stewart were enough to hand Alex Neil’s side a memorable win in London.

But talk has already turned to next season, which will be Sunderland’s first in the second tier for four years.

Much is still up in the air. It is not known how the club’s ownership structure will look with talk of Stewart Donald and Charlie Methven selling their share.

Sunderland, though, have still been linked with several deals as we head into the transfer window and clubs look to strengthen their squads.

Here, we take a look at every deal the club has been linked with concluding this summer and where they currently stand:

But talk has already turned to next season, which will be Sunderland’s first in the second tier for four years.

Page 2 of 3