Preview: Hull City v Sunderland

Hull City manager Marco Silva says his side will remain focused despite facing relegated Sunderland in Saturday's Premier League clash at KCOM stadium.

The Tigers are two points clear of relegation trouble and a win could give them much needed breathing space in their battle for survival.

Silva said, "For me nothing has changed. It is normal that it (speculation) will start now but we will never lose our focus and we have one goal in mind.

"I see my future today and tomorrow to prepare the team and I am focused on playing well and winning next Saturday. This is what is important – not what happens in two months."

Meanwhile, Black Cats boss David Moyes says he is committed to his side's cause despite guiding Sunderland to relegation. The 54-year-old said, "I've got a four-year contract and I'll be Sunderland manager next season.

"I know what needs to be done to get back in the Premier League and I know what the requirements are to do that."

In team news, Dieumerci Mbokani could make a return after two games out with a hamstring injury, while Omar Elabdellaoui has recovered from a back injury but is short of fitness.

For the visitors, Sebastian Larsson is available for Sunderland after completing a three-match suspension. However, Billy Jones, Jason Denayer, Jack Rodwell, Darron Gibson and Lee Cattermole are all fitness doubts.