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‘Sublime’, ‘Unreal’ – These Sunderland fans heap praise on recent recruit after friendly win

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Sunderland beat Hearts 2-0 at Tynecastle to continue their pre-season preparations with an impressive victory.

Lee Johnson picked a strong side for the game against the Scottish Premiership outfit and his team produced a strong display, with Aiden McGeady scoring both goals for the Black Cats.

Whilst the Irishman was a standout performer, another who caught the eye was centre-back Callum Doyle.

The youngster only joined on loan from Manchester City yesterday but he was handed a start by the manager and he responded by putting in an assured performance in the heart of the defence.

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Doyle was comfortable in possession and he covered the ground well as he broke up a few attacks for the hosts.

This was the first chance that many supporters have had to watch the new recruit and it’s fair to say that Doyle made a positive impact.

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


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