Sunderland boss Gus Poyet has assured fans he has money to spend this month.

Poyet has already signed Fiorentina fullback Marcos Alonso on-loan.

"I was surprised at what's been said.

"All the teams at the bottom want to spend money, we already know that. We know what we are, what we're trying to achieve and the players we want to get.

"We'll try to make offers. To make an offer you need money.

"Do I have £100m to spend? No. Is there a number? No. But there are players and positions we'd like to strengthen."

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