Sunderland fans react on Twitter to rumours of a Niall Quinn return

Sunderland Fans

The Black Cats legend could be set to return to the Stadium of Light.

According to the Daily Mirror, Niall Quinn could be set to return to Sunderland as the club's chief executive.

His predecessor, of course, resigned over the Adam Johnson saga, leaving the Black Cats in need of a replacement.

Quinn has experience en masse of life at the Stadium of Light. As a famous Sunderland striker, the 49-year-old became a club icon - and then also served in the boardroom.

But would he be the perfect choice to return to the boardroom for Sunderland?

Opinion among Sunderland fans has been mixed on Twitter after the report came out on Saturday night. Many feel Quinn's legendary status on Wearside makes him the ideal fit.

Others, however, question whether he is really qualified enough to be a chief executive. If Quinn gets the job, he could preside over one of the club's most important summer transfer windows in years.

Here's what supporters have been saying on social media... what do you think?

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