Sunderland are expected to confirm Gus Poyet as their new manager tonight, ITV News understands.
The former Brighton manager would replace Paolo Di Canio, who was sacked a fortnight ago.
Gus Poyet has been handed the task of dragging Sunderland out of relegation trouble after being named as Paolo Di Canio's successor
Gus Poyet's career to date
Former Uruguayan international Gus Poyet looks set to replace Paolo Di Canio as Sunderland manager.