Sunderland defender Santiago Vergini has been called up by Argentina for the friendlies against Brazil and Hong Kong.
Phil Bardsley has praised Sunderland boss Gus Poyet, but insisted he needed to move on for a fresh challenge.
Gus Poyet is looking forward to a welcome break from the Premier League when Sunderland host Stoke City.
Team news ahead of Sunderland's Capital One Cup third-round clash with Stoke at the Stadium of Light on Tuesday night.
Burnley and Sunderland are both still looking for their first wins of the season after a 0-0 draw at Turf Moor.
Sunderland boss Gus Poyet called for better from his team after their goalless draw at Burnley.
Vito Mannone was delighted with Sunderland's first clean sheet had his sights on more than a 0-0 draw at Burnley.
Charlie Nicholas admits Burnley could find themselves in trouble if their drought in front of goal continues.
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Valentin Roberge admitted he was keen to sample football in France following his loan switch from Sunderland to Reims.
Sebastian Coates is reluctant to speculate on the chances of his loan at Sunderland being made into a permanent move.
Wes Brown believes Sebastian Coates will prove to be a shrewd addition to the defensive ranks at Sunderland.
Charlton Athletic manager Bob Peeters has sought to play down rumours linking him with Darren Bent and Danny Graham.
Sunderland midfielder Lee Cattermole has hailed the influence of manager Gus Poyet on his game.
Wes Brown admits Sunderland may be lacking show-stopping performances but insists points are of paramount importance.
Wes Brown is confident that Sunderland can enjoy another successful campaign despite a tough start to the season.
Sunderland manager Gus Poyet felt his team should treat their draw with Spurs as a win after coming back twice to draw.
Emmanuel Adebayor insists Tottenham must be more ruthless after twice surrendering the lead to draw 2-2 with Sunderland.