"We analysed a wide range of candidates and believe that Gus's track record, experience, commitment and passion make him the right man to take us forward."
“We welcome him to Sunderland.”
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.