Sunderland AFC transfers: Your new-look starting XI and squad if the rumours are true - photo gallery

We’re now in the second half of the January transfer window with Sunderland having concluded their first incoming deal.

The Black Cats have been linked with several players in a variety of positions but have now signed Pierre Ekwah from West Ham. However, the position of striker remains a priority after Ellis Simms was recalled by Everton.

With that in mind, we take a look at how Sunderland’s matchday squad COULD look if the transfer rumours so far turn out to be true and if everyone is fit and available to Tony Mowbray for selection.