Di Canio: Sunderland players enjoying my methods

Sunderland boss Paolo di Canio says he's received great feedback from his players after a first week together. Di Canio's debut in the Premier League ended in defeat at Chelsea yesterday.

Sunderland boss Paolo di Canio says he's received great feedback from his players after a first week together.

Di Canio's debut in the Premier League ended in defeat at Chelsea yesterday.

He insisted: “Ask my players if they think I am a good manager.

“We have only been together for a few days and already I have had some good answers from them.

“Some of them have told me that what we’ve done in the last few days has been fantastic.

“If you are a good manager like I am, you can make a change. Already there is a big difference from the beginning of the week.

“When you are a manager, you want to be successful and receive respect from the others.

“But you cannot make everyone happy and I am Paolo Di Canio and this is how I am.

“Today I was very calm because I saw my players doing well. Maybe next time I will jump and scream a lot more.”

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