Paolo Di Canio is telling reporters: "With my energy I am sure we can get something from the next seven games.
"I hope my ways give the team more confidence on the pitch."
Sunderland manager Paolo Di Canio denied he was a racist or fascist after his controversial appointment received fresh criticism.
Yesterday's press conference at Sunderland's Academy of Light training base was illuminating in every way but one.
Paolo Di Canio refused to answer questions on whether he is a fascist but said the controversy surrounding his appointment was "ridiculous."