Sunderland will be looking to add to their recent run of good form with a win over Doncaster on Friday night.
The Black Cats have really started to motor in recent weeks and Phil Parkinson deserves lots of credit for the way that he has turned things around.
The criticism that was getting thrown his way was plentiful and it did seem as though he was on the ropes early on in his tenure on Wearside.
However, form has turned around nicely and now fans are looking for their side to close the gap on the top two in the division as they aim for a return to the Championship.
Fans will also be looking for some signings to go through between now and the end of the January transfer window, with Ollie Norburn now linked with the club:
Sunderland are interested in signing Shrewsbury captain Ollie Norburn. The midfielder is an alternative to Rangers’ Greg Docherty. Both players paired up in midfield for Shrewsbury last season #SAFC
— Keith Downie (@SkySports_Keith) January 20, 2020
Let’s take a look at how fans have reacted to this news on Twitter:
Another great guess. I’m sure you’ll get one right soon, Keef
— Herra (@JHerra18) January 20, 2020
Never heard of him
— H (@ItsReallyHass) January 20, 2020
Never heard of Docherty before last week
— dave redman (@straydog73) January 20, 2020
Yeah and I’m interested in a clapped out banger aswell!
— eddy (@Houghton1956) January 20, 2020
Pretty sure we we're linked to him a couple of seasons back
— David Hancock (@thedozeffect) January 20, 2020
So is docherty completely off now?
— John (@JohnboySafc07) January 20, 2020
What a class player Norburn is
— John (@johnml88) January 20, 2020
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Looking at only his career stats he looks like a bog standard lower league journeyman. Might be better off giving Robson a shot.
— Christopher Scott (@ciffa17) January 20, 2020
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