The staggering £900m market values of Championship squads and where Sunderland rank alongside Sheffield United, Stoke City, West Brom & Co
How does Alex Neil’s squad shape-up compared to their newest Championship rivals?
Whilst having the most expensive squad doesn’t necessarily translate to success on the pitch, it is a good indicator of where a team should expect to finish the season.
This season will be different as Alex Neil has to navigate a season where the Black Cats don’t start as one of the fancied teams - but just how much of an uphill task does he face?
Here, courtesy of data provided by Transfermarkt, we take a look at the squad values of each Championship side to see where Alex Neil’s side rank ahead of their return to the second-flight.
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