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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