Sunderland’s problems continue to mount after top scorer Lewis Grabban was taken off with a hamstring injury in last night’s last-gasp defeat to Nottingham Forest.
Grabban was replaced in the 37th minute after tweaking his hamstring while attempting to shoot at goal.
Boss Simon Grayson is sweating on the results of tests to see how severe the hamstring injury is, with Sunderland chronically shy of attacking options.
Sunderland failed to land another striker on deadline day and the free agent market remains an option in between transfer windows.
Grayson said: “It looks like Lewis tweaked his hamstring. We will see the severity of it this morning. Of course it would be a blow because he is a good player, we are a little bit short in those numbers.
The articles shown on this website, have not been written by The Mackem Bible, all imagery is not owned by The Mackem Bible, by clicking the read the full story link you will be transferred to an external website showing the articles full content.
You may be interested
Three escape arson attack on a house in WashingtonThe Mackem Bible - Sep 21, 2017
Published: 15:07 Thursday 21 September 2017 Two adults and a child escaped uninjured following an arson attack at a…
Didier Ndong out of sorts, what to do with Jack Rodwell plus four other things learned from Sunderland's defeat at EvertonThe Mackem Bible - Sep 21, 2017
Sunderland's Carabao Cup run ended in meek fashion at Goodison Park last night, with Simon Grayson's side comfortably beaten 3-0.…
Thousands sign West Park petition as council calls for end to public sector pay capThe Mackem Bible - Sep 21, 2017
More than 5,000 people have backed a call for controversial proposals to build on a Sunderland park to be dropped.…