Sunderland playmaker Stephane Sessegnon is to undergo a scan after suffering an ankle injury in training.

The 28-year-old Benin international is a doubt for Wednesday night's friendly trip to Derby after damaging the ankle on Monday. However, manager Martin O'Neill is hopeful that the problem is only minor and that he could yet figure at Leicester on Saturday.

"Sessegnon hurt his ankle in training yesterday and I don't know whether he will make Wednesday's night's game," he told the club's official website, www.safc.com.

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