Our landlord here at the Transfer Tavern feels that it’s inevitable Sunderland will be in the relegation battle right up until the end of the season.
With that being the case, it’s very likely that they could face the prospect of being in the Championship next season, and that will mean certain players will want to depart the club.
Jermain Defoe is surely one that falls into this category, with the 34-year-old having been the Black Cats’ standout performer, while his age means that he has little time left at the highest level.
Although he is getting on, he has still very much got it and can’t stop scoring, which would surely see him get into a number of Premier League clubs’ XIs.
With that in mind, it is important Sunderland think ahead and our landlord thinks these TWO players could be potential replacements for Defoe at the Stadium of Light…
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