Danny Graham explains why he doesn't want a break over the summer

Sunderland attacking star Danny Graham wants to maintain the momentum he's created for himself this season.

Sunderland forward Danny Graham has told the Northern Echo that he’s not looking forward to a break this summer and just wants to keep playing.

Graham chipped in towards the end of last season as the Black Cats pulled off survival to stay in the Premier League for next year.

There will be a wave of relief covering the majority of the squad, as players prepare for holidays, but Graham has explained he just wants to keep the momentum going.

“A lot of the lads will be looking forward to a break. Whereas I just want to keep playing. I am just pleased I have given myself a chance of showing that I can come back and be a part next year. That’s what I want. I have enjoyed being involved again,” he said.

“It’s been nice to be involved at this stage. The most important thing is that it wasn’t just about me. It was the whole squad, the whole team. Whoever has played has tried to make sure we stayed up.”

It’s unclear whether Dick Advocaat will stay on as the club’s manager for next season, with the paper claiming that he’s still uncertain over whether to sign a contract offer, which has reportedly been made to him.

Advocaat did what he was brought in to do following Gus Poyet’s sacking and Graham is one player who definitely benefited from his guidance at the Stadium of Light.

Momentum, belief and positive feeling are all very important qualities heading into the 2015/2016 campaign as the club look to get into a position where they can be sure that the struggles of the past ten months won’t repeat themselves.

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