Sunderland boss Steve Bruce has no doubts over the form of midfielder Lee Cattermole.
Cattermole appeared a little off colour during last weekend's pre-season friendly at Leicester following an injury-blighted summer, but Bruce is confident he will return to his top form in the near future.
"When Lee did his knee last year it was the first time in his career he's had a bad injury," he said "One or two things led to another and now he needs games.
"I was pleased that the longer the game went on the better he got at Leicester.
"He had a wonderful start for us last year and he'll be ok."
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