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‘Absolute credit to yourself’ – These Sunderland fans react to player’s recent departure

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21-year-old Sunderland striker Andrew Nelson has left the club, signing for Scottish Premier League side Dundee on a two-and-a-half year deal.

He’s been out injured for most of this season, bouncing back in late November and spending time out on loan with Darlington in the National League North. He bagged six goals in five matches for them, but returned recently to Sunderland to start the next stage of his career.

Instead of a first team chance with the Black Cats, he’s gone back up to Scotland. Having spent time on loan at Falkirk last season, he’s back on a stage he knows with Dundee, currently bottom of the top flight.

With chances limited at the Stadium of Light, a move seems to make sense if he wants first team action. Even so, there’s been a gaggle of Sunderland fans taking to Twitter to wish him luck, with one or two lamenting his lack of chances.

He’s played on loan with Hartlepool as well as Falkirk and Darlington, but hasn’t made a single appearance in the red and white of Sunderland. Some feel that Jack Ross could live to regret that.

Here’s what they’re saying at the moment on Twitter…

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