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‘Shouldn’t be allowed’, ‘Won’t lose any sleep over it’ – These Sunderland fans react as Everton transfer swoop confirmed

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Sunderland have confirmed that highly-rated forward Francis Okoronkwo has left the club to join Everton.

The 16-year-old has been considered someone who had the potential to make a big impact at the Stadium of Light if he continued to progress, but as he was not signed to a professional deal, there was always the possibility he would leave.

Unfortunately for the Black Cats, Okoronkwo has decided to move on, as it was revealed today that he had linked up with the Toffees, who are thought to have paid around £1m to sign the teenager.

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As you would expect, Sunderland fans were frustrated by the update because they have lost an exciting talent, although they accept that the club tried to keep the attacker, with sporting director Kristjaan Speakman stating that they had done all they could to try and convince the player to stay.

Here we look at some of the reaction to the news from Twitter…


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Article title: ‘Shouldn’t be allowed’, ‘Won’t lose any sleep over it’ – These Sunderland fans react as Everton transfer swoop confirmed

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