Short told the club's official website: "We analysed a wide range of candidates and believe that Gus's track record, experience, commitment and passion make him the right man to take us forward. We welcome him to Sunderland."
Sunderland's Ellis Short: 'Gus Poyet is right man to take us forward'
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Sunderland chairman Ellis Short believes that new head coach Gus Poyet's "passion" will help move the club forward.
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