The Black Cats have already enjoyed a positive window, but they might be done just yet...
With the arrivals of Patrick Roberts, Jack Clarke, Trai Hume, and Danny Batth, Sunderland have already bolstered their squad considerably this January.
But with just a few days left before the window slams shut, Lee Johnson’s men are still being linked with a couple of exciting swoops that would give them even greater strength in depth.
We’ve taken a look at how Sunderland could line up with a combination of their new signings and the players they are still being mentioned in relation to...
1. GK: Ron-Thorben Hoffmann
The Bayern Munich loanee has impressed during his time on Wearside, and remains the Black Cats’ first choice between the sticks. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)
2. RB: Bailey Wright
Wright will be one of a number of players Lee Johnson can utilise at right-back, with new signing Trai Hume also waiting in the wings. (Photo by Pete Norton/Getty Images)
3. CB: Callum Doyle
The teenager has shown himself to be a hugely precocious talent during his stint in the north east. (Photo by Alex Burstow/Getty Images)
4. CB: Danny Batth
Batth made his debut in the recent 1-0 win over Portsmouth, and looked every inch the defensive general Sunderland have been crying out for. (Photo by Alex Pantling/Getty Images)