Leon Dajaku.

The eight Sunderland changes Lee Johnson could make against Wigan - with Leon Dajaku, West Ham and Everton loanees expected to start

Sunderland face a quick turnaround this week as they prepare to face Wigan Athletic in the Carabao Cup – but who will start for Lee Johnson’s side?

Monday, 20th September 2021, 5:00 pm

The Black Cats boss is likely to make multiple changes following Saturday’s 2-2 draw against Fleetwood, when his side conceded a last minute penalty and dropped two points at Highbury Stadium.

New signing Leon Dajaku could make his debut for Sunderland after joining the club on loan from Union Berlin last month.

Johnson certainly has options in his squad, and will want to hand game time to the likes of Corry Evans and Alex Pritchard as they look to build up their match sharpness.

Sunderland striker Ross Stewart picked up a knock on his ankle against Fleetwood last time out and is unlikely to be risked from the start against Wigan.

Here’s the side we think could start for Sunderland at the DW Stadium.

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