Sunderland set to announce home pre-season friendly against European side

Stewart Donald has confirmed that Sunderland are set to confirm details of a home pre-season friendly.

Sunday, 30th June 2019, 2:59 pm
Sunderland are set to confirm a home pre-season friendly

The Black Cats are set to return to the Stadium of Light ahead of the new League One campaign – when taking on a European side in what will be their fourth friendly announced to date.

The Sunderland owner said: “We have a home friendly that we be announced over the weekend. A foreign team at home.”

AS Saint-Etienne and VFB Wolfsburg have both been rumoured to be potential opponents for the Black Cats.

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Sunderland will also face South Shields, Benfica B and Belenenses before the 2019/20 campaign kicks-off.

It is thought that, in addition to the clash at the Stadium of Light, at least one more additional friendly may also be announced.

Jack Ross’ side return to the Academy of Light for pre-season training this week.