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Poyet ducks Di Canio complaints over Sunderland transfer policy

Sunderland boss Gus Poyet has ducked questions over transfer policy.

Former manger Paolo di Canio claimed Sunderland ignored his recommendations during the summer market.

Asked about Di Canio's comments that he wanted other players, Poyet said: "That's his opinion, I'm not getting involved, sorry. Let's forget about what's happened or not happened, let's think about me now and the meeting with the sporting director and chief scout.

"Let's pick a position, centre midfield. Ok. What are you looking for, this type of player, blah blah. So they have been watching players, they know what could be available and whatever and they show you. Then you watch clips, games, me I like to see the players live as well.

"After that, if the manager says: "Yes, him", then it's about price, whether he's available or not, how much, agents. The player has to want to come. So that's my first choice, then if the first choice is not coming, who is responsible? It's too easy. What I mean is, I would love to have all first choices, but how many I had in my four years at Brighton? One or two."

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