Is this the team Lee Johnson will select?

Is this the Sunderland starting XI Lee Johnson will select against Gillingham Town in League One?

The Black Cats return to action in the third tier against the Gills after a two-week gap between league fixtures.

Thursday, 14th October 2021, 5:18 pm

But what sort of team is Lee Johnson likely to pick for the trip down south?

Sunderland will be without Naill Huggins and Corry Evans for the clash against Steve Evans’ side with Lynden Gooch and Leon Dajaku also doubts.

Here, though, we take a look at the starting XI Sunderland’s head coach could name for the trip to face Gillingham at Priestfield:

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