Sunderland have appointed Lee Congerton as the club's Sporting Director.
Speaking about his new role, he said:
"I'm delighted to join Sunderland AFC and would like to thank the Board and owner for this great opportunity. Working alongside Gus and his team was one of the influential factors in me joining the club and something that I am very much looking forward to."
Sunderland have announced that Lee Congerton has been appointed as the club's Sporting Director.
Congerton joins the Black Cats from his previous post as technical director at Bundesliga side Hamburg SV. He has also held back-room staff roles at Wrexham, Liverpool and Chelsea prior to his spell in Germany.