Lee Johnson’s men have advanced in the Papa John’s Trophy group stages, have won three times in the Carabao Cup and have only lost twice in League One so far.
That’s after Sunderland concluded a flurry of new signings and contract renewals during the summer.
But what is the situation regarding each squad member's contract?
Here, we take a look at the transfer and contract situation regarding each member of Johnson’s squad using data from Transfermarkt:
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