The appointment of Simon Grayson at Sunderland came somewhat as a surprise.
However, whilst some may have expected a may high profile name, Grayson’s work at Preston North End has been nothing short of remarkable.
With extremely limited resources and a shoestring budget, Simon Grayson has worked wonders to help Preston North End sustain their status in the Championship and push for a top half finish.
Now that Simon Grayson’s task is a much different one as Grayson now has the task to attempt to mount a promotion challenge with Sunderland.
To do so, Grayson will need to use this summer transfer window wisely to give the squad a much-needed overhaul.
At the Stadium of Light, there is expected to be a high turnover of players as the recently relegated side looks to prepare for life in the Championship.
FLW writer Elliott Wheat-Bowen looks at two major transfer decisions that Sunderland will make in the coming weeks.