This comes after the club’s official Twitter account shared the news announcing that young goalkeeper Anthony Patterson has signed a contract extension with the club and will be joining up with the first team next season.
This was picked up by many Sunderland fans, who were quick to comment their feelings on the news.
“I’m delighted he’s signed he sounds a star of the future.”
“Great news deserves a chance next season”
“Bravo, great news. Good luck lad. Hope to see more of you next season. Next one please”
Judging by the replies, lots of Sunderland fans are buzzing with the news of a new contract for the young goalkeeper.
However, the majority of Patterson’s performances have come for Sunderland’s U23s, where he managed nine clean sheets in 24 appearances in the second tier of the Premier League 2 division, as Sunderland made the play-offs after finishing 5th.
“I’m delighted to extend my contract with the club I’ve been at for many years now. I was pleased with the way last season went on a personal level and I can’t wait to get started again and see what the new season brings. Over the past year, I feel I’ve progressed well and it’s now important to build on that.”