- Tyne Tees
SUFC have officially unveiled their new manager. Gus Poyet arrived at The Academy of Light this morning and held his first press conference.
The 45-year-old has agreed a two year contract and will take charge with immediate effect.
Poyet praised Kevin Ball who has been in charge at the club since Paulo Di Canio was sacked two weeks 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.