Sunderland AFC transfer news RECAP: Cats dealt Bailey Wright injury blow plus early Wembley team news from Lee Johnson

Sunderland head to Wembley this weekend for the final of the Papa John’s Trophy – and we’ve got all the build-up covered.

The Black Cats will face Tranmere Rovers at the national stadium looking for a first win there since 1973.

Lee Johnson and Max Power have been speaking to the media today to give their thoughts on the fixture, with the former providing a full injury update.

Scroll down for all the latest Black Cats news, analysis, insight and more ahead of Sunday’s big match:

The latest news from Sunderland AFC

RECAP: Sunderland AFC transfer news (12 March)

Key Events

  • Sunderland head to Wembley on Sunday to face Tranmere Rovers in the Papa John’s Trophy Final
  • Lee Johnson and Max Power spoke to the media earlier today
  • Bailey Wright will miss the match with a calf issue while Jordan Jones is an injury doubt
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And welcome to our live blog!

So then, have we all got Papa John’s Trophy fever?

The big day at Wembley is just two days away and today we’ll hear from Lee Johnson ahead of the final.

There’s sure to be plenty of injury updates, plus some insight into how Sunderland plan to approach the clash with Tranmere.

Let’s get cracking, then...

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