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Sunderland: Many fans fume over latest transfer claim

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A lot of fans have reacted negatively on Twitter to the latest comments made by Kristjaan Speakman regarding their business.

The club’s sporting director has been speaking about their business this window and what else could be to come.

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Despite having made just four signings this summer and having no recognised full-back at the club as Luke O’Nien is set for a midfield role this summer, Speakman admits the board and club are ‘really comfortable‘ with how they have gone about their business this window.

Many fans are not happy on Twitter with Speakman’s comments.

What have these fans had to say?

“Fine words and sentiments from Speakman… marred, however, by too many excuses for why, with the season opener just days away, we’re not even remotely close to being fully squad-ready”

@RokerPark150705

Usual words muttered, excuses already in place, the fact remains, we’ve had 3 seasons of false starts, yet again we swallow the lines of it will be different this year. Only to find we are starting a season off threadbare. We can but hope these words come true. #KTF”

@Rokerroar731

“Talk is cheap.”

@AmsterDamot

“Walk the walk Kristjaan. We’ve heard it all before. Time for action”

@harrydays4

How many times have we heard all of this before? Most supporters are sick of hearing the same things each summer, followed by the same excuses once the window closes. It’s about time the club delivered. #SAFC”

@MJacko1989

He seems way too relaxed about the situation looks like they are planning on waiting to last few weeks of the window to bring players that article filled me with no confidence whatsoever #Safc”

@RyanC2408

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An easy one to kick off our quiz on the 2020 summer window in the EFL, which player left Birmingham City to join Borussia Dortmund?

have seen some of their top and big players leave this summer, with three of them set to face the Black Cats this weekend when they take on Wigan Athletic, with Max Power, Charlie Wyke and Jordan Jones having all played on Wearside last season.

This is set to be Sunderland’s fourth consecutive season in League One and despite their owner reportedly being a billionaire, they have not yet spent any money on transfer fees this summer.

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