Black Cats fans in the Tavern are urging David Moyes to bolster the lacklustre Sunderland midfield during the January transfer window, but who will the manager buy?
The relegation-threatened North East club are in dire need of a turn in fortune and David Moyes must bring in fresh faces to strengthen the team to help them avoid the drop.
Those on Wearside currently sit in the relegation zone of the Premier League and, with just 4 wins all season, they look odds on to fall into the Championship.
Sunderland fans in the Tavern were impressed with the recent home draw against Liverpool where the team showed great resolve and spirit to come from behind twice to earn a draw.
In February, they face Crystal Palace, Southampton and Everton in what are must win games for Moyes’ men. The Black Cats are clearly over-reliant on Jermain Defoe and must look to improve the overall team, with the priority being in midfield and defence.
They lose midfielders Wahbi Khazri and Didier Ndong to the African Cup Of Nations in January. David Moyes also has long-term injuries to Duncan Watmore, Lee Cattermole and Jan Kirchoff, leaving them worryingly short in the middle of the park.
So, which players should the under-fire manager sign in January? Here in the Tavern, we think it should be one of these.
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