“His name is Dick Advocaat!?” Twitter reacts to Sunderland’s latest managerial appointment

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Sunderland, to their credit, have made a swift appointment following the sacking of Gus Poyet yesterday by bringing experienced Dutch manager Dick Advocaat.

The 67-year-old is now the oldest manager in the Premier League with Sunderland announcing that this is a “short-term” appointment until the end of the season.

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The Dutchman has won league titles in Russia, Holland and Scotland, but will be faced with a different task of aiming to keep a side low on confidence in the top flight of English football.

Here is how Twitter reacted to the appointment:

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