Sunderland will surely be in the thick of the race to return to the second tier.
Much will depend on how the Black Cats perform in the transfer market
And we’ve taken a look at how bet365 rate Sunderland’s chances of sealing promotion this term – with their odds having altered in recent weeks.
Sunderland are targeting promotion back to the Championship at the fourth attempt this season.
Lee Johnson will be revamping his squad this summer with the players due to return to training the week after next ahead of the first friendly of the season against Spennymoor Town on Saturday, July 3.
Sunderland will be hoping to bounce back from the disappointment of last season’s play-off failure.
Here, we take a look at the latest price for Sunderland to gain promotion: