'Will terrorise defences' - Sunderland fans are buzzing as key man nears return from long-term injury
Lee Johnson has provided an injury update ahead of tonight’s game against Accrington Stanley.
Left-back Denver Hume is back in full training but won’t play any part against Stanley this evening.
Meanwhile centre-back Tom Flanagan has been ruled out with a hamstring injury after he was forced off against Tranmere Rovers in the Papa John’s Trophy final on Sunday.
Striker Ross Stewart appears to be available having been on the bench for the final last weekend following a long-term injury.
Johnson, however, didn’t provide any update on important duo Jordan Jones and Bailey Wright.
And Sunderland fans were quick to react to the latest injury news coming out of the Stadium of Light.
Here’s what YOU said on Instagram and Twitter:
Speaking after Hume was pictured back in full training, @boshanko69 said: This lad's a proper player, I'm sure he'll go from strength to strength with the club.”
@fisheechris added: “Have missed Denver.”
@supamassarakun_0094 said: No McFadzean again please.”
@matt.hdcr said: “Great news, get McFadzean in the bin.”
On Twitter, @andyoots added: “Hume and McGeady will terrorise defences, within current style of play, if they stay fit.”
@pierres02955293 asked: “Hume and Stewart back is brilliant. Any update on Wright?”
@liam_snowball said: “Any update on @JJordanjones11? Glad Hume is back like.”
@SpeakSAFC: “Massive news with Hume, Flanagan is made of glass.”
@15jgilmore: “O’Nien is better than Flanagan at CB anyways.”
@lewygsafc: “Hume back is great news!! A couple of u-23 games for him and he should be back in the mix! #SAFC.”