Dick Advocaat’s comments will please Sunderland fans

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Dick Advocaat has succeeded Gus Poyet as the new Sunderland manager.

Newly-appointed Sunderland manager Dick Advocaat has told the club’s official website that he is looking forward to getting started.

The 67-year-old has been appointed as the new Black Cats boss, as announced on the club’s official website this morning.

Advocaat has been given the job until the end of the season, and the Dutchman is looking forward to getting started.

“Sunderland is a big club and I am very much looking forward to the challenge ahead,” the former Rangers boss told the club’s official website. “We must now concentrate on Saturday as a priority and I can’t wait to get started.”

Advocaat’s comments should be welcomed by the Sunderland fans, who are getting a manager who already knows how big the club is.

The Black Cats may be struggling for survival in the Premier League at the moment, but they are one of the biggest clubs in England.

It seems that Advocaat is already aware of the size and fanbase of Sunderland, and that is something very positive.

Moreover, the former AZ and PSV boss appears to know the task at hand. Sunderland are just a point and a place above the bottom three, and Advocaat wants to start immediately.

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