Sunderland have made a poor start to the season under new manager David Moyes, as the Black Cats have managed only one point from a possible nine in their opening three games.
Two 2-1 defeats to both Manchester City on the opening day and Middlesbrough the following week, followed by a hard-fought draw away at Southampton see Sunderland once again down the wrong end of the table after narrowly escaping relegation last season, under the rule of new England boss Sam Allardyce.
Moyes – formerly of Everton, Manchester United and Real Sociedad – would have been hoping for better as he looks to turn the club, and his own, fortunes around after what have been a difficult past few years for both club and manager.
The Scotsman was memorably sacked from Old Trafford after failing to keep the flame that Sir Alex Ferguson lit in Manchester alight, after his departure from the club after almost 3 decades of success.
The former Everton boss then had an unsuccessful spell in Spain which landed just short of a year before he was sacked once again following a poor string of results.
While his new side may have started slowly, there are signs of promise, especially after he and the club invested in 5 new players during the summer transfer window.
Our landlord thinks these three Black Cats’ players could be the stars for them this season and are chronically under-rated, do you agree?
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