The search for Sunderland’s new manager is rumbling on at the moment and it seems that the club is no nearer to finding an appointment.

The Black Cats sacked Simon Grayson well before the international break last month and don’t seem to have had a back-up plan with no-one arriving so far.

Indeed, you’d have thought they’d get someone in for the return of the Championship this weekend but that is starting to look unlikely as the rumours rumble on.

Who comes in, then, remains to be seen with Sky Sports suggesting that Ally McCoist is in the running for the job amongst other names.

Certainly, this would be a surprise appointment given that he’s been out of work since leaving Rangers a few years ago, but maybe it would be an inspired choice.

With that in mind, we’re taking a look at two pros and two cons to Sunderland bringing him in…