Craig Gardner is eager to carry on his scoring for Sunderland.

Gardner scored ten goals for Birmingham City last season and is hoping to replicate that form this season for the Tyne and Wear club.

"I've come here with a reputation for scoring goals and I'm obviously keen to keep that going," he told the Northern Echo.

"The club have put faith in me by paying a fair bit of money to sign me from Birmingham, and I don't want to let them down. That means producing on the pitch and scoring goals."

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