Sunderland are in an unusual position in the transfer market this summer.
The club’s future hangs in the balance with Lee Johnson’s side currently in the play-off mix to secure promotion to the Championship.
Should the club succeed then they’ll be pitting their wits against a better caliber of opponent next tern, but if they fall short then they’ll be preparing for a fourth season in the third tier.
While selling players may usually be an approach for raising transfer funds, the club face the dilemma of having a large chunk of their players out of contract – meaning that selling players on won’t be much of an option.
There’s a lot of value tied up those Sunderland players, but based on performances who are the club’s top 10 most valuable assets?
FLW takes a look and deliver our verdict…