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Sunderland: Fans debate whether Charlie Wyke deserves to start regularly

Sunderland: Fans debate whether Charlie Wyke deserves to start regularly - Sunderland

Sunderland have won more points than any other team in England’s top four divisions in 2020 and a big factor in their form as been the presence of Charlie Wyke.

The striker was unavailable for selection when Phil Parkinson arrived in the north-east but, after making his return from injury, the Black Cats were transformed on the pitch. Since his first start under the current boss against Blackpool just before Christmas, Sunderland have lost just once in 11 matches, picking up valuable wins against Wycombe and Ipswich in that time.

Wyke may have only contributed three goals and no assists in that time, leading to criticism from some sections of the fan base, but he has also brought the best out of teammates, most notably Lynden Gooch and Chris Maguire. Over the last 10 games, the pair have produced six and nine goal contributions respectively, with the front three proving vital in lifting their team back into the promotion picture.

Some fans have been praising Wyke as a result, showing support for Parkinson’s decision to hand him a regular starting place in the team, although others have not been impressed by the 27-year-old:

Where do you stand on Wyke, Sunderland fans? Are you for or against the striker playing regularly in the current side? Tell us below!


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