Sunderland boss Di Canio confirms gesturing to chairman Short

Sunderland boss Paolo di Canio has confirmed he gestured to chairman Ellis Short during victory over Everton. The Italian twice pointed to Short for the win.

Sunderland boss Paolo di Canio has confirmed he gestured to chairman Ellis Short during victory over Everton.

The Italian twice pointed to Short for the win.

"It was a gesture of respect because of the decision he made," Di Canio said. "To make the decision he made a few weeks ago, with all the turbulence that happened, it wasn’t easy because it reflected on him.

"I pointed at everybody, to the fans in general, but at the end, I said thanks to him because I know what it means to make a decision at this level. I’m never going to forget this, even if he sacks me tomorrow morning."

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