– Ellis Short, Sunderland AFC Chairman.
"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.”
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.