BBC pundit finds these David Moyes comments outrageous

Sunderland manager David Moyes before the match

Chris Sutton does not think that Sunderland are a top-10 Premier League team.

Sunderland manager David MoyesSunderland manager David Moyes

Former Celtic striker Chris Sutton suggested on The Monday Night Club show on BBC 5 live Sport on Monday evening (broadcast from 7pm, August 1, 2016) that Sunderland are not a top-10 club.

Sutton made the comments in response to David Moyes’s assertion that Sunderland can finish in the top 10 of the Premier League in the coming years.

Moyes, who was appointed as the Black Cats’ boss last month, was recently quoted as saying by BBC Sport that the club could become a regular top-10 team in the English top flight.

Sunderland manager David Moyes before the matchSunderland manager David Moyes

"It wouldn't be outrageous to see Sunderland being a regular top-10 team, but for some reason it hasn't happened," the former Everton and Manchester United manager told BBC Sport.

"We need to do the work, get it right and give everybody something to shout about. We have to feel that we're not in this league just to survive every year.”

Former Celtic and Chelsea striker Sutton believes that Sunderland are not good enough to become a regular top-10 team in the Premier League.

“I think it’s pretty outrageous to be thinking Sunderland are going to be a top-10 club,” said Sutton on The Monday Night Club show on BBC 5 live Sport on Monday evening (broadcast from 7pm, August 1, 2016) regarding Moyes’s recent comments.

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Sunderland are one of the biggest clubs of England and have a huge fanbase, but they are pretty much an also-ran in the Premier League.

In recent years, the Black Cats have flirted with relegation to the Championship.

While Moyes’s comments about Sunderland becoming a regular top-10 team in the Premier League could be laughed off by many, there can be no denial that there is a lot of potential at the club.

The Scotsman showed during his time at Everton what he is capable of, and perhaps in the coming years, he will be able to make Sunderland a top-10 side.

Sunderland manager David Moyes before the matchSunderland manager David Moyes

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