Sunderland boss Martin O'Neill has praised the achievements of local rivals Newcastle United this season.
The Magpies are currently fourth in the Premier League table, and could qualify for the Champions League.
Speaking before his side's clash with Bolton tomorrow, O'Neill said it's something the Black Cats will try to aspire to next season.
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