Sunderland return to Premier League action on Saturday lunchtime in this weekend’s early kick-off. The Black Cats travel to London to take on Slaven Bilic’s over-achieving West Ham United side. Sunderland come off the back of an impressive home victory against Manchester United two weeks ago, whilst the Hammers reached the FA Cup quarter-finals last weekend with a 5-1 victory against Blackburn Rovers.

We predict the Sunderland starting XI as Sam Allardyce faces his former side this Saturday:

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