Barclays Asia Trophy team news

Published:
by Stuart Vose

Quartet of new signings start in Hong Kong.

**UPDATE - Due to severe weather conditions, the game will kick off at 6.30pm HK time, with each half reduced to 40 minutes and eight minutes for half time.

Four of Sunderland's new signings start as the Black Cats take on Spurs in the Barclays Asia Trophy.

Vito Mannone gets the nod in goal while Cabral and Emanuele Giaccherini line up in midfield with Jozy Altidore up front.

Elsewhere Wes Brown returns after missing the whole of last season with injury and he partners John O'Shea in central defence.

Meanwhile former loanee Danny Rose starts for Spurs, who are without Gareth Bale due to injury.

Sunderland: Mannone, Gardner, Colback, O'Shea ©, Brown, Cabral, Larsson, Johnson, Giaccherini, Sessegnon, Altidore.

Subs: Pickford, Westwood, Wickham, Vaughan, Mandron, Moberg Karlsson, Ba, McClean, Cuellar, Roberge.

Spurs: Gomes, Walker, Rose, Caulker, Dawson ©, Huddlestone, Parker, Sigurdsson, Lennon, Dempsey, Adebayor.

Subs: Friedel, Lloris, Vertonghen, Naughton, Defoe, Townsend, Assou-Ekotto, Fryers, Carroll.

Please note that the squad numbers in use for the tournament are for the Barclays Asia Trophy tournament only and do not represent the final list for 2013-14, which has not yet been finalised.