The Black Cats were knocked out of the Capital One Cup in midweek, losing 2-1 to Stoke City at the Stadium of Light.
Meanwhile, Swansea will be looking to put back-to-back league defeats behind them, having lost 1-0 to Southampton last weekend.
Wilfried Bony missed the clash with the Toffees after being sent off last weekend, but will be available to return against Sunderland.
The South Wales side have no fresh injury concerns heading into this match, but will continue to be without Dwight Tiendalli, who has a groin strain.
Swansea won both of their matches against Sunderland in the Premier League last season.
Possible starting lineups
Sunderland: Mannone, Vergini, Van Aanholt, Brown, O'Shea, Cattermole, Larsson, Rodwell, Johnson, Giaccherini, Wickham
Swansea: Fabianski, Rangel, Fernandez, Williams, Taylor, Ki, Shelvey, Sigurdsson, Dyer, Routledge, Bony
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