Sunderland are firmly on track to have a great season.
After several years of suffering the Black Cats are enjoying a great campaign in League One and are firmly in the mix to secure automatic promotion to the Championship at the third time of asking.
If they’re to do so then they’ll have Lee Johnson’s squad of players to thank.
Sunderland currently boast a large crop of players who have mostly come from the United Kingdom, but that hasn’t always been the way with the Black Cats having some great overseas stars over the years.
But who are the top players to come into the club from outside of the UK?
Here we take a look at the 10 best ever foreign Sunderland import.