It's World Cup final afternoon and Sunderland have supposedly had a bid accepted for a midfielder from a Championship club. What's not to like?
Another slightly concerning pre-season game against Non-League opposition this afternoon as Sunderland labour against Hartlepool.
Reports suggest Sunderland have rejected a bid for Didier Ndong. Stewart Donald has already confirmed any proceeds will be paid to Ellis Short.
Hartlepool will provide Sunderland's squad filled with want-aways and freebies a decent test this afternoon.
Fans of Eredivisie side NAC Breda have been talking up their chances of signing Sunderland's Robbin Ruiter.
Top banter to aid your recovery from England losing to Croatia and Sunderland being outplayed by Darlington.
Julio Arca was Gareth Southgate's first signing when the England boss was manager at Middlesbrough.
Wahbi Khazri is said to be undergoing a medical with Saint-Etienne today
Teamtalk are reporting that Derby County are hoping to snatch Joel Asoro from Sunderland for £5m. That would be a disaster for the Black Cats new owners.
Sunderland's first team squad landed back at Ponteland airport yesterday afternoon.