The Sunderland manager reveals he has not heard from the Ivorian since news broke of his FIFA ban.
The Sunderland manager says "the door is still open" for the former Arsenal man to return if he can sort out his personal issues.
Emmanuel Eboue's Sunderland career never got started...
The former Arsenal star was hit by a one-year ban from FIFA after allegedly failing to pay money owed to a former agent.
Sunderland and Newcastle United go head-to-head this weekend.
Sunderland have snapped up former Arsenal defender Emmanuel Eboue today, potentially impacting Spurs loanee DeAndre Yedlin.
Former Arsenal defender Emmanuel Eboue has signed for Sunderland.
The Black Cats' new signing admits being back in the English top flight is like a dream, and says he is desperate to fight for the 'family' club's cause.
The Sunderland boss believes Emmanuel Eboue will add much-needed experience to his defence.
Sunderland have reportedly agreed to sign free agent defender Emmanuel Eboue.