One change for Black Cats.
Martin O'Neill has made one change to his side ahead of this afternoon's game against Manchester City.
Carlos Cuellar returned to training earlier in the week and replaces Titus Bramble in central defence alongside John O'Shea.
Meanwhile Adam Johnson plays as he returns to his former club.
Sunderland: Mignolet, Gardner, Rose, Cuellar, O'Shea ©, Colback, Larsson, Johnson, McClean, Sessegnon, Fletcher.
Subs: Campbell, Kilgallon, Vaughan, Meyler, Bramble, Saha, Westwood.
Man City: Hart, Zabaleta, Kolarov, Richards, Lescott, Milner, Barry, Silva, Y Toure, Balotelli, Tevez.
Subs: Clichy, Rodwell, Nasri, Aguero, Dzeko, Pantilimon.