Ashley Fletcher posts message on Twitter, Sunderland fans respond

Ashley Fletcher of West Ham United takes a shot on goal during the Premier League match between West Ham United and Tottenham Hotspur at the London Stadium on May 5, 2017 in Stratford,...

Sunderland have managed to sign Ashley Fletcher on loan from Middlesbrough for the rest of the season.

Ashley Fletcher of West Ham United takes on the Middlesbrough defence during the Premier League 2 match between West Ham United and Middlesbrough at London Stadium on April 10, 2017 in...

Ashley Fletcher has stated how much he is looking forward to playing for Sunderland on social media website Twitter.

Fletcher moved to Sunderland on loan from Middlesbrough yesterday, as Chris Coleman made a last minute move to strengthen his strike force.

Fletcher has struggled since moving to Boro, with the striker finding goals hard to come by.

But Sunderland fans have encouraged him to simply give his all at the Stadium of Light.

Fletcher is under pressure to hit the ground running at Sunderland, as Coleman’s side badly need some quality.

The Black Cats were beaten 3-1 by Birmingham City in their most recent outing, to increase relegation concerns.

Sunderland are currently sat in 23rd place in the Premier League table, with just five wins to their name all season.

Fletcher is likely to go straight into Sunderland’s starting line-up now he has signed, due to Coleman’s lack of options up-front.

Sunderland are next in action when they take on Ipswich Town at the weekend.

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