Tottenham are without Hugo Llroris at the Stadium of Light.
The Spurs keeper has been ruled out because of illness, so Michel Vorm comes into the side.
Harry Kane returns for Tottenham after missing out at the weekend with a groin injury.
Sunderland are without the suspended Papy Djilobodji, but Didier Ndong and Lamine Kone play after returning from the Africa Cup of Nations.
Sunderland: Mannone, Jones, Manquillo, O’Shea, Kone, Denayer, Ndong, Larsson, Rodwell, Borini, Defoe.
Subs: Mika, Love, Lescott, Pienaar, Januzaj, Gooch, Honeyman.
Tottenham: Vorm, Walker, Alderweireld, Dier, Rose, Dembele, Wanyama, Dele, Eriksen, Son, Kane.
Subs: Lopez, Carter-Vickers, Davies, Wimmer, Sissoko, Winks, Janssen.