Bournemouth v Sunderland: Latest team news

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Sunderland midfielder Adam Johnson will return to the squad for Saturday’s Barclays Premier League trip to Bournemouth.

The 28-year-old, who has not played since the opening day of the season when he dislocated his shoulder at Leicester, will be joined by full-back DeAndre Yedlin, who was ineligible to face parent club Tottenham last weekend under the terms of his loan agreement.

Scotland striker Steven Fletcher is available after recovering from a knock, but defender Adam Matthews (ankle ligaments) and frontman Duncan Watmore (illness) will miss out.

Provisional squad: Pantilimon, Mannone, Jones, Van Aanholt, Yedlin, O’Shea, Kaboul, Coates, Cattermole, M’Vila, Lens, Rodwell, Larsson, Gomez, Johnson, Toivonen, Borini, Defoe, Fletcher.