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Nine players Sunderland fans think their club could realistically sign - including former keeper and Arsenal prospect

Sunderland have already made one signing this month – while fans are eagerly awaiting the next new arrival on Wearside.

Thursday, 6th January 2022, 12:09 pm

Teenage right-back Trai Hume penned a four-and-a-half-year deal on Wearside this week and more are expected to follow him.

The Black Cats have already been linked with a handful of names and, even though the team has been performing well, it’s clear there is a need to strengthen in multiple areas.

Up front Sunderland have been left short of options after Nathan Broadhead was ruled out for at least three months with a hamstring injury.

At the other end of the pitch, centre-back Frederik Alves may be recalled by West Ham due to his lack of game time, while injuries and Covid-19 cases could also limit Lee Johnson’s options.

We asked fans on our social media accounts to name a player they think Sunderland can realistically sign this month.

Here are some of the names which were mentioned:

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