Team news: Clarke-Salter and Ndong start

Chris Coleman has made several changes for today’s Sky Bet Championship clash against Cardiff City.

On his return to the Cardiff City Stadium, the Welshman hands a debut to Jake Clarke-Salter as Didier Ndong and Lynden Gooch return to the starting XI after returning from injury.

Josh Maja retains his place following the Black Cats’ Emirates FA Cup exit at Middlesbrough, with Marc Wilson expected to once again play in central midfield.

Robbin Ruiter replaces Jason Steele and Lee Cattermole returns to the squad.

Sunderland: Ruiter, Jones, Browning, Clarke-Salter, O’Shea, Oviedo, Wilson, Ndong, Honeyman, Gooch, Maja.
Substitutes: Steele, McManaman, Asoro, Robson, Love, Matthews, Cattermole.

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