Alan Shearer makes an Ashes joke about Sunderland

Alan Shearer

Alan Shearer suggests that Sunderland will lose to Swansea City in the Premier League on Saturday.

Newcastle United legend Alan Shearer has made a joke in The Sun about Sunderland’s Premier League game against Swansea City at home on Saturday afternoon.

The Black Cats will head into the match at the Stadium of Light on the back of two successive league defeats.

Meanwhile, Swansea have picked up four points from their opening two games of the season, with Jefferson Montero playing a key role in their 2-0 victory over Newcastle United at the Liberty Stadium last weekend.

Former Newcastle striker Shearer believes that Sunderland are doomed and has made a joke about their chances of winning against the Swans at home on Saturday.

“Having seen the way Jefferson Montero went about leading the destruction of Newcastle at the weekend, and the way Sunderland are defending, I would suggest the Aussies’ total in the Fourth Ashes Test could be in danger,” the Newcastle legend wrote in The Sun. “Already Sunderland look doomed.”

Australia lost the Fourth Ashes Test against England at Trent Bridge in Nottingham earlier this month without providing any kind of a resistance.

Darren Lehmann’s side could score just 60 runs before being bowled out after 18.3 overs in the first innings.

Hosts England made 391/9 runs in their first innings, before bowling out Australia for 253 in their second innings to win the match by an innings and 78 runs.

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