Gus Poyet feels his multi-lingual skills can swing the Sunderland job in his favour.
The former Brighton manager has held talks with Sunderland.
â€śItâ€™s a new team, very international, and it would be convenient for the new person to speak various languages,â€ť Poyet told the Evening Chronicle.
â€śYou wouldnâ€™t need to have translators continually.
â€śThat is something that helps me because I have that ability.
â€śBut there are things that go against me, for example the fact that Iâ€™ve never managed in the Premier League.
â€śIf one day you coach in the Premier League without having previously managed and itâ€™s your first job and it doesnâ€™t go well, generally they accuse you of not having worked at the lower level and taken the right steps required to reach the top.
â€śBut it has to be one way or the other.
â€śIt canâ€™t be that when you have taken all the steps â€“ been assistant to different managers, been manager yourself and improved year after year in the team you were with, that you canâ€™t then have a chance at a higher level.â€ť
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