The perfect appointment!
- experienced manager;
- succeded at every club in his career;
- never finished a full season outside the top 10 in his entire career (we're talking about 20+ years of management);
- has won 9 trophies until now;
- guided his team to an UEFA Cup final (beaten by Mourinho);
- Sunderland fan as a kid;
- the man who relegated Newcastle...
“It’s been a love affair. I spent the best years of my life here and I still feel I owe them something.” Sir Niall Quinn