Anthony Patterson has signed a new two-year deal at Sunderland, as reported by the Northern Echo.
Making his first-team breakthrough at the Stadium of Light in 2020/21, the 21-year-old made two senior appearances for the Black Cats in the EFL Trophy [Transfermarkt].
Furthermore, the highly rated stopper has been a major part of the Sunderland Under-23 set up this campaign, participating in 24 Premier League 2 fixtures as he continues his development [Transfermarkt].
Should Sunderland have given Patterson a new contract?
His fresh terms have been dubbed as a ‘great opportunity to progress with us’ by Sunderland Sporting Director Kristjaan Speakman [Sunderland Echo].
Allegedly, the Newcastle-born goalkeeper is set to be involved in the first-string set up in 2021/22 which will undoubtedly please the Sunderland support [Sunderland Echo].
As you can imagine, loads of Sunderland diehards took to Twitter to revel in these latest developments.
Sunderland fans react:
Replying to the official Sunderland AFC Twitter account, here is how some Sunderland supporters summarized their feelings upon hearing the news:
“Great news fully deserved”
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