Former Swansea player, and Gateshead-born, Danny Graham joined Sunderland last week on transfer deadline day for five million pounds.
It hasn't always been an easy ride for the 27-year old striker.
He has had to fight his way to the top and he's well aware he faces a battle for hearts and minds on Wearside.
Watch the full report from Simon O'Rourke below.
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Kerrie Gosney brings you Sunday night's forecast
Cold with wintry showers overnight and on Monday.
Cold air from Canada will turn showers wintry overnight into Monday morning. Snow could settle over higher routes. Icy patches possible