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Poyet is new SAFC boss

Sunderland AFC has announced the appointment of Gus Poyet as Head Coach. The 45-year-old has agreed a two year contract and will take charge of the Black Cats with immediate effect.

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Gus Poyet expected to become Sunderland boss

Gus Poyet could replace Di Canio as Sunderland boss. Credit: PA wire

Sunderland look set to announce Gus Poyet as its new manager within the next 24 hours, ITV News understands.

The former Brighton boss has been tipped to replace Paolo di Canio, who was sacked a fortnight ago after a 3-0 defeat to West Brom.

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