Aiden McGeady playing for Sunderland against Charlton.

The Sunderland side which could face Rotherham United - with three changes from Charlton defeat

Sunderland will return to league action this weekend – and Lee Johnson has some big decisions to make as his side prepare to face promotion rivals Rotherham.

Thursday, 28th October 2021, 11:52 am

The Black Cats were beaten 1-0 by Charlton at the Stadium of Light last weekend but bounced back by winning at QPR on penalties in the Carabao Cup.

Johnson admitted after the game that his squad had picked up a few minor injuries, meaning he will have to assess his options ahead of back-to-back away games at Rotherham and Sheffield Wednesday.

Denver Hume was forced off with an ankle injury, while Nathan Broadhead remains an injury doubt with a hamstring issue.

The good news for Johnson is that Aiden McGeady, Lynden Gooch, Frederik Alves and Leon Dajaku have all returned from setbacks in recent weeks, although the latter appeared to pick up a knock at QPR.

Here’s the side we think Johnson could name against Rotherham:

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