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Sunderland fullback Ondrej Celustka disappointed by Di Canio sacking

Sunderland fullback Ondrej Celustka is disappointed with the sacking of Paolo di Canio.

The fullback is on-loan from Trabzonspor.

The Czech Republic right-back told his home CTK press agency: "I'm obviously happy that I got a chance from the start and I've played all the (league) matches.

"This is a great experience for me and a big challenge, so I'm happy with it. But I'm disappointed with the start of the season and unfortunately Paolo Di Canio has suffered for that.

"In my opinion, the decision was a bit hasty because he was building the team and in the summer, 14 new players - including me - arrived. It needs some time to settle down. But on the other hand, to win just one point from five is simply not good.

"It was forbidden to use mobile phones in the dressing room or near the physios and masseurs in the stadium.

"Players had to listen to the same music before the game too. He (Di Canio) was strict, but I respected it and minded my own business. I didn't have a big problem with the restrictions.

"Perhaps not every single player liked it, but as I said, it was no problem for me. I am thankful to him for giving me the chance to play."

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