Sunderland chairman Stewart Donald has played down claims that the club could be sold to Chinese or American investors.
Lee Cattermole and George Honeyman were on target as Sunderland kept up their pursuit of automatic promotion from League One with a 2-0 win over Plymouth.
Jack Ross praised the quality of man-of-the-match Aiden McGeady after a comprehensive 21-0 victory at the Memorial Stadium.
Aiden McGeady netted a fine free-kick as Sunderland boosted their chase for automatic promotion with a 2-0 League One win at Bristol Rovers.
Alex Rodman is set to miss his second game running as Bristol Rovers take on Sunderland in Sky Bet League One.
Sunderland have been dealt a blow after forward Chris Maguire was ruled out for up to eight weeks through injury.
Sunderland manager Jack Ross has no major injury problems ahead of Tuesday's Sky Bet League One meeting with Gillingham.