All posts tagged with: Wahbi Khazri

Sunderland Season Preview: the re-build

Sunderland’s policy has long been to sign old players in an inflated January market and change manager frequently. They always just about stayed up with that approach, but always with the sense that they were treading water. Last season, those years of short-term thinking caught up with the Black Cats, as supporter Michael Oates –… Read more →

Time for Januzaj to stand up

Strange as it might sound, Sunderland’s survival chances could hinge on a change in mind-set from Adnan Januzaj. The Belgian scored twice in his first Manchester United start at the Stadium of Light, back in October 2013. Since that impressive 13/14 campaign, most coaches elsewhere have rejected the Belgian with question marks over his attitude. David Moyes, perhaps surprisingly… Read more →

Clinical Boro win north-east derby

The summer’s Premier League talk has been dominated by the Pep vs Jose hype, but football passions are just as high in the north-east as they are in Manchester. We saw that at the Stadium of Light as Middlesbrough picked up a 2-1 win at Sunderland thanks to a first half brace from Cristhian Stuani.… Read more →