Sunderland have confirmed the signing of striker Fabio Borini on a four-year deal from Liverpool for a reported £8 million.
Sunderland head coach Dick Advocaat is reportedly hoping to secure a deal for Borussia Dortmund striker Adrian Ramos before the close of the transfer window on Tuesday afternoon.
Aston Villa and Sunderland would have to settle for a point each as Saturday's Premier League clash at Villa Park ended in a thrilling 2-2 draw.
Dick Advocaat has rubbished speculation he may resign from his post as manager of Sunderland, and is eager to preserve their Premier League status once again.
Aston Villa will be looking to avoid a third straight Premier League defeat when they welcome Sunderland to Villa Park on Saturday afternoon.
Sunderland have announced the signing of Swedish forward Ola Toivonen on a season-long loan deal from French side Rennes.
London rivals Arsenal and Tottenham have been drawn together in the third round of the Capital One Cup.
Sunderland emerged victorious in a nine-goal thriller against Exeter City while Watford crashed out following the second round of Capital One Cup fixtures on Tuesday evening.
Sunderland manager Dick Advocaat has voiced his frustration with the powers-that-be at the club, who are not providing funds for him to sign more players.
Sunderland secured their first Premier League point of the season after coming from a goal down to earn a 1-1 draw with Swansea at the Stadium of Light on Saturday.
Under-fire Sunderland head coach Dick Advocaat will be targeting a positive result when Swansea visit the Stadium on Light on Saturday afternoon.
Sunderland defender Billy Jones has been disappointed by their start to the season, but believes that victory over Swansea City can get their campaign back up and running.
Sunderland manager Dick Advocaat has criticised his squad following another poor showing in their 3-1 defeat to Premier League newcomers Norwich on Saturday.
Norwich City produced a dominant performance on Saturday afternoon as they cruised to a 3-1 victory over an out-of-sorts Sunderland at the Stadium of Light.
- Sunderland v Norwich
- Johnson out for eight weeks
- Advocaat makes case for defence
- Advocaat: Not good enough
- Foxes ease past Black Cats
- Leicester City v Sunderland
- M'Vila signs for Sunderland
- Januzaj set for Black Cats loan
- Wickham seals Palace switch
- Coates hoping for game time
- Sunderland recruit Kaboul
- Lens joins Sunderland
- Giaccherini looks for improvement
- Advocaat shows Vergini the exit
- Premier League transfer centre
- Vergini departs Wearside on loan
- Advocaat ready for bonus round
- Giaccherini told to up effort
- Sunderland sign Matthews
- Sunderland in Lombaerts talks
- Sunderland sign Coates
- Brown pens new Sunderland deal
- Advocaat returns to Sunderland
- Defoe wanted Advocaat stay
- Advocaat leaves Sunderland