Dick Advocaat made a U-turn and decided to take Sunderland's job offer after he kept them up as interim last season. Here's a look at what to expect from Sunderland as we approach the new campaign.
Advocaat approaches his first full season as a Premier League boss aiming for a solid mid-table berth to confound gloomy assumptions that Sunderland are once again bottom six certainties.
Sunderland have led a charmed life over the past three seasons. Tips-of-the-fingers escapes...