Sunderland have struggled to really find any form so far this season in Sky Bet League One and they look like they have a fight on, right now, to be a play-off challenging side.
Of course, there are still so many games to be played this season and they are not a massive amount of points away from where they need to be but the vibe and the mood around the club right now does not suggest they are going to be able to string together the results required.
Certainly, the players will want to prove themselves and there is quality in this squad but Sunderland fans are not a happy bunch at the moment and that has been reflected in the reaction to the stats provided about Conor McLaughlin this year.
Let’s take a look at how fans have viewed his season so far:
APPEARANCES TOO MANY – 12
EFFORT – 0
SPEED – 1
— Thomas Gibson (@tgibson33) November 14, 2019
Caught out of position 100
— Christopher Todner (@ChrisTodner) November 14, 2019
I fancy myself to get an international call up if this plank gets a run out.
— Andy Stobbart (@anorthernbullet) November 14, 2019
Desperate times for Northern Ireland
— leonm2056 (@leonm2056) November 14, 2019
Not saying his positional sense is bad… but I won’t be surprised if he landed in South Africa or Fiji by mistake.
— RGP (@rossgpalmer) November 14, 2019
Penalties given away – 43
— Cal Patterson (@CalPatterson6) November 14, 2019
Can he stay over there since he is absolute dog meat?
— Jimmy Jesus (@GazJ20162017) November 14, 2019
McLaughlin will want to prove himself, and Sunderland fans will hope that he does.
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