Sunderland fans urge Dick Advocaat to start picking Duncan Watmore on Twitter

Duncan Watmore scored a hat-trick for Sunderland's under-21 side against Manchester City's on Sunday.

Sunderland supporters have called for Duncan Watmore to be included in their starting line-up, after he netted a hat-trick for the club's development side against Manchester City.

The Black Cats beat City 3-0 in their most recent outing, with Watmore's goalscoring instincts helping them to a convincing victory. 

It was a display which highlighted the 21-year-old's undoubted ability, and Sunderland fans are keen to see him given an opportunity in the first-team.

Sunderland have struggled for goals this season, and have not hit the back of the net in either of their last two matches, but Watmore could add more of a threat to their attacking line-up.

So far the youngster has been used sparingly, with most of his appearances coming off the substitutes' bench, but he does have two senior goals to his name already. 

Although Watmore is still lacking in experience at the very highest level, his potential is vast and his consistently excellent form for the club's under-21 side proves that he is ready for the step-up to senior football.

Sunderland's next match comes against Manchester City in the Capital One Cup, and most supporters appear to be hoping that Watmore features in the contest. 

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