Cats make four changes

by Stuart Vose

Bardsley, Bramble, N'Diaye and McClean all in.

Martin O’Neill has made four changes for this afternoon’s game against Manchester United.

Phil Bardsley, Alfred N’Diaye, Titus Bramble and James McClean are all recalled to face the Red Devils.

Meanwhile second-year scholar Mikael Mandron is included in a first-team squad for the first time and takes his place amongst the substitutes.

Sunderland: Mignolet, Bardsley, Rose, O'Shea (c), Bramble, N'Diaye, Gardner, McClean, Johnson, Sessegnon, Graham.

Larsson, Wickham, Kilgallon, Colback, Mangane, Mandron, Westwood.

Man Utd: De Gea, Rafael, Buttner, Smalling, Vidic (c), Carrick, Valencia, Anderson, Young, Kagawa, van Persie.

Subs: Evra, Evans, Nani, Welbeck, Cleverley, Powell, Lindegaard.