Sunderland Chairman ‘Still On The Hunt’
chairman, Ellis Short
, called in a press conference, riling up the media, after Paolo Di Canio
was sacked in the off-season. Speculations throughout the internet gave the Sunderland
faithful some hope, as the pre-season closes in. Ellis Short
, once again has ‘failed’ to bring someone suitable to the club, with Di Canio
being the 6th manager in less than 5 years appointed at the Stadium of Light
The Sunderland chairman in his press conference.
Short in the press conference, said,”Over the past few weeks we’ve been looking thoroughly at the options, even looking at lower-league managers, such as we did with Di Canio.” When questioned upon the Di Matteo
rumors of him signing for Sunderland
responded,”The media will always be speculating, such as Gino Peruzzi
joining us, even before we had tabled an offer. However, in the case of Di Matteo
, the board and I believe that we can reach a deal.” The Sunderland
chairman added,”We do have to be on the prowl looking for other managers, just in case the board and Di Matteo
hit a snag in discussions. Who knows?” Short also said,”We are looking at every aspect on the manager. Tactical, money-wise and if the fans would like him as a prospect.” The latter is known to have completely chalked off Tony Pulis
, whose type of football has been called as another sport ‘rugby’. As Short
answered various questions by the journalists, his conference was ended early, with a board member himself coming to get the chairman. Again, this riled up the media, with #SunderlandToMakeAnAppointmentSoon
trending on Twitter
for a few hours.
Paolo Di Canio
The former Sunderland boss had a rocky relationship with the fans.
fans are against the idea of having Champions League
winner Roberto Di Matteo
at the club, with many fans naming his type of football as ‘the anti-football’. A comment on Twitter stated,”Di Matteo
wouldn’t be a wise decision, if my beloved Sunderland want to get better over the years.. Last year we barely made it out of the relegation places, and with Di Matteo
, relegation is a probability.” With time ticking on the clock, Sunderland
are putting themselves in a hard position, with managers along time, are running out.
Fans still waiting on the successor of Paolo di Canio.