And don’t worry, Hull fans: we’ve been wrong about this before, namely when we said your club won the 2014/15 window and you were relegated eight months later...
*All fees are reported and approximate*
IN: Didier Ndong (£13.6m), Papy Djilobodji (£8m), Paddy McNair, Donald Love (£5.5m combined), Adnan Januzaj, Jason Denayer, Javier Manquillo (loan), Steven Pienaar (free)
OUT: Younes Kaboul (£3.5m), Emanuele Giaccherini (£2m), Liam Bridcutt (£2m), Santiago Vergini (£1.5m), Jordi Gomez (£500,000), Jeremain Lens, Sebastian Coates, Adam Matthews, Will Buckley (all loan), Steven Fletcher, Danny Graham, Wes Brown, Steve Harper, Valentin Roberge, Mikael Mandron (released)
It’s been a difficult summer for Sunderland.