The NINE left-backs Sunderland could target to resolve their problem position - according to the experts

The NINE left-backs Sunderland could target to resolve their problem position - according to the experts

With under three weeks to go until the start of the League One season, Sunderland’s recruitment drive is far from over.

Monday, 19th July 2021, 12:37 pm

While Alex Pritchard, Corry Evans and Callum Doyle have all arrived to beef-up the squad numbers, the Black Cats remain short of any real depth in some key areas.

And arguably nowhere is that more the case than on the left side of the back four, where Sunderland are without a senior full-back.

Denver Hume is continuing to mull over his future having been offered fresh terms, but Sunderland will be looking to add another left-back to their roster regardless of the academy graduate’s final decision. - with Tyrese Dyce having played in that position at Hearts.

So who could Sunderland target? We used the WyScout platform to search for players with similar statistics to those of Hume - with the experts throwing up some interesting, and in some cases familiar, names that the Black Cats’ recruitment team could target…

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