Sunderland fans will be praying that they escape from League One next season.
The Black Cats are preparing for a third consecutive campaign in the third tier but will be hoping that this is the year they return to the Championship.
Phil Parkinson’s side missed out on the Play-Offs last term after the season was decided by the points-per-game system.
They have brought in defender Bailey Wright on a permanent deal after his release by Bristol City. He joined the North East side on loan in January and will boost their defence.
Sunderland have also made a statement of intent by signing Republic of Ireland international Aiden O’Brien on a free transfer. He has experience of getting promoted having helped Millwall go up in 2017.
They now have their sights set on some further signings over the coming weeks.
Have a go at our Sunderland quiz! Can you name all 8 players?