Vennegoor poised for Tigers debut

Jan Vennegoor of Hesselink looks set to be handed his Hull debut at Sunderland, with fellow striker Caleb Folan likely to leave the club.

Last Updated: 11/09/09 at 13:00

Hesselink: Should feature at Sunderland

Hesselink: Should feature at Sunderland

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Folan has started all four of the Tigers' Premier League matches to date but could now be sent out on loan after boss Phil Brown signed the Dutch forward.

Brown will check on the fitness of Jozy Altidore, who returned from international duty in Trinidad and Tobago on Friday morning, but long-term absentees Ian Ashbee, Jimmy Bullard and Richard Garcia are still sidelined with knee injuries, as are Dean Marney and Anthony Gardner.

Hull (from): Myhill, Warner, McShane, Zayatte, Sonko, Dawson, Mouyokolo, Olofinjana, Kilbane, Boateng, Hunt, Mendy, Geovanni, Ghilas, Barmby, Altidore, Fagan, Halmosi, Vennegoor of Hesselink, Cousin.

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