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.
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.