Sunderland fans react to Gareth Ainsworth speculation

Gareth Ainsworth, manager of Wycombe looks on during the pre-season friendly match between Wycombe Wanderers and West Ham United at Adams Park on July 14, 2018 in High Wycombe, England.

Gareth Ainsworth is reportedly on Sunderland’s radar.

Wycambe Wanderers manager Gareth Ainsworth looks on during the Checkatrade Trophy match between Northampton Town and Wycombe Wanderers  at PTS Academy Stadium on September 4, 2018 in...

Sunderland fans have taken to Twitter to give their reaction to speculation linking the club with a move for Wycombe Wanderers manager Gareth Ainsworth.

The Black Cats are on the hunt for a new manager following the recent departure of Jack Ross.

Sunderland are ninth in the League One table at the moment with 19 points from 11 matches, eight points behind leaders Ipswich Town and four points behind second-placed Wycombe, who have played 12 games.

 

According to The Guardian, the Black Cats are interested in appointing Wycombe boss Ainsworth as their new manager.

It has been reported that Sunderland have been granted permission to speak to the 46-year-old.

The former Preston North End midfielder has been in charge of Wycombe since 2012 and guided the Blues to promotion from League Two in 2018 and is doing quite well at the club at the moment.

Sunderland fans have taken to Twitter to give their reaction to speculation regarding Ainsworth - they seem divided.

Below are some of the best comments:

Wycombe Wanderers manager Gareth Ainsworth prior to the Sky Bet League Two match between Lincoln City and Wycombe Wanderers at Sincil Bank on April 17, 2018 in Lincoln, England.

Wycombe Wanderers manager Gareth Ainsworth during the Sky Bet League One match between Wycombe Wanderers and Lincoln City at Adams Park on September 7, 2019 in High Wycombe, England.

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